Friday January 18 2019
Peru Inflation Rate at 2.19 percent


Peru's annual inflation rate rose to 2.19 percent in December of 2018 from 2.17 percent in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since September 2018, as prices increased further for food & beverages (1.94 percent vs 1.79 percent in November). On the other hand, cost slowed for gasoline (7.75 percent vs 9.97 percent) and electricity (2.39 percent vs 3.53 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.18 percent compared to a 0.12 percent rise in the previous month.





Friday January 18 2019
Peru Interbank Three Month Rate at 5.08 percent


Peru Interbank Three Month Rate was quoted at 5.08 percent on Thursday January 17.





Wednesday January 16 2019
Peru Minimum Monthly Wage at 930.00 PEN/Month


Minimum Wages in Peru remained unchanged at 930 PEN/Month in January from 930 PEN/Month in December of 2018.





Tuesday January 15 2019
Peru GDP YoY at 5.27 percent


Peru's economy advanced 5.27 percent year-on-year in November 2018, quickening from a 4.18 percent growth in the previous month. It is the strongest expansion since May. The main positive contributions came from gains in fisheries (188.51% vs 22.71% in October), on higher anchovy landings; manufacturing (12.20% vs 7.14%), essentially fish processing (959.2%) and construction (13.54% vs 8.71%), reflecting an increase in public works (33.1%) and domestic cement consumption (7.29%). Also, faster growth was seen in: telecommunications (8.31% vs 8.09%); finance & insurance (5.53% vs 4.75%); transport & storage (4.37% vs 2.49%) and restaurants & lodging (5.20% vs 4.37%). Meantime, activity rose less in internal trade (2.40% vs 2.57%); agriculture and livestock activities (5.20% vs 7.20%) while it contracted further in mining & quarrying (-2.52% vs -2.32%). Considering the first eleven months of 2018, economic activity expanded 3.84 percent compared to the same period of 2017.





Tuesday January 15 2019
Peru GDP Annual Growth Rate at 2.30 percent


Peru's economy advanced 2.3 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2018, down from an upwardly revised 5.5 percent growth in the previous period. It was the weakest growth rate since in the first quarter of 2017, as oil & gas extraction shrank further (-2.7 percent vs -0.6 percent in Q2). Additionally, growth slowed in construction (0.7 percent vs 7.4 percent); agriculture (5.4 percent vs 10.7 percent); fishing (4.9 percent vs 29.2 percent); manufacturing (1.6 percent vs 10.8 percent); telecommunication services (4.4 percent vs 5.6 percent); transportation & storage (4.5 percent vs 6.4 percent); and finance & insurance (4.9 percent vs 7.2 percent). On the expenditure side, private (2.8 percent vs 5.2 percent) and government spending (0.3 percent vs 3.3 percent) rose less. Also, investment grew 0.5 percent, easing from a 6.7 percent expansion in the prior period. Meantime, exports edged up 0.9 percent (vs 5.6 percent in Q2) and imports inched up 0.7 percent (vs 7.5 percent).





Tuesday January 15 2019
Peru Unemployment Rate at 6.70 percent


Unemployment Rate in Peru increased to 6.70 percent in December from 6.20 percent in November of 2018.





Sunday January 13 2019
Peru - Credit Rating at 60.20


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Peru stands at BBB+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Peru was last set at A3 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Peru was last reported at BBB+ with stable outlook. DBRS's credit rating for Peru is N/A with n/a outlook.





Saturday January 12 2019
Peru Food Inflation at 1.95 percent


Cost of food in Peru increased 1.95 percent in December of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.





Saturday January 12 2019
Peru Export Prices at 114.48 Index Points


Export Prices in Peru decreased to 114.48 Index Points in November from 116.10 Index Points in October of 2018.





Saturday January 12 2019
Peru Core Inflation Rate at 2.57 percent


Core consumer prices in Peru increased 2.57 percent in December of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.