Post Tagged with: "Luis Miguel Castilla"

Finance Minister Sees Private Sector Investment Up 10 Percent in 2013

Finance Minister Sees Private Sector Investment Up 10 Percent in 2013

Economy and Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla said that private sector investments in Peru should increase by about 10 percent this year, daily El Comercio reported. “Our expectation is that [private investments] will grow a minimum of 10 percent this year,” said Castilla, who is leading a road show to […]

Economist Says ‘A Dream’ that Peru’s GDP Will Grow 6% in 2013

Economist Says ‘A Dream’ that Peru’s GDP Will Grow 6% in 2013

Expectations that Peru’s economy will expand by more than 6 percent this year are unrealistic, as the global economy struggles and business confidence in the Andean country weakens, according to Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. The well-known economist, who has served as Peru’s prime minister, minister of economy, and mines and energy minister, said […]

Peru’s Economy Not Slowing, Says Finance Minister

Peru’s Economy Not Slowing, Says Finance Minister

Peru’s economic activity is not slowing down, Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla said following the release of the weakest monthly economic growth since 2009. On Wednesday, the National Statistics Institute said that Peru’s gross domestic product expanded just 3.01 percent in March compared to the same month last year. The […]

Kuczynski Says Govt Purchase of Repsol Assets a ‘Waste of Money’

Kuczynski Says Govt Purchase of Repsol Assets a ‘Waste of Money’

Peruvian economist and politician Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said the government’s possible purchase of Repsol’s La Pampilla refinery would be a “waste of money.” Kuczynski, who has served as Peru’s Minister of Mines and Energy, Minister of Economy and Finance and Prime Minister, said the government would have to invest $1.5 […]