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Peru’s GDP Seen Growing Up To 7 Percent in First Quarter

Peru’s GDP Seen Growing Up To 7 Percent in First Quarter

Peru’s economy could grow as fast as 7 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the year-earlier period, according to Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla. “It is still premature. Only a month has passed but if you look at the demand for cement, electricity and, mainly, imports […]

Peru’s Castilla Recognized As Latin America’s Best Finance Minister in 2012

Peru’s Castilla Recognized As Latin America’s Best Finance Minister in 2012

British publication Emerging Markets has named Peru’s Luis Miguel Castilla as Latin America’s Minister of Economy of the Year, according to state news agency Andina. The publication recognized Castilla, who was appointed Finance Minister when President Ollanta Humala took office in July 2011, for his role in applying “prudent policies” […]

Humala Travels To Japan, South Korea To Boost Ties

Humala Travels To Japan, South Korea To Boost Ties

President Ollanta Humala left for Asia over the weekend as part of a tour aimed at boosting political and economic ties. Humala left Sunday for Japan, accompanied by Foreign Relations Minister Rafael Roncagliolo and Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla. Humala and the other high-level government officials are scheduled to meet […]

Incoming Economy Minister aims to maintain GDP growth above 6 percent

Incoming Economy Minister aims to maintain GDP growth above 6 percent

Peru’s incoming minister of economy and finance, Luis Miguel Castilla, says that a challenge for the new administration will be to maintain economic growth above 6 percent in order to reduce poverty, daily El Comercio reported. Castilla, who recently resigned as deputy finance minister in President Alan Garcia’s government, was […]