Post Tagged with: "Peru economy"

Peru GDP Seen Up 4.8% in 2015 — Lima Business Group

Peru’s economy will grow by almost 5% next year, the Lima Chamber of Commerce said Tuesday, pointing to improved outlook for the mining and manufacturing industries. “Next year, we hope that the mining and manufacturing sectors recover their growth dynamic to grow at rates of 5.1% and 4.7%, respectively,” the business […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Business
Peru Calls on Businesses to Step Up and Support Economy

Peru Calls on Businesses to Step Up and Support Economy

Peru’s government has taken several measures to reboot the economy, and now Finance Minister Alonso Segura says businesses have a responsibility to step up and invest. Segura, speaking at a financial industry event, told business leaders that the “ball of growth” was now in their court, daily Gestion reported. “What […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Peru to Lower Taxes to Bolster Economy

Peru’s government is lowering income tax rates as part of a broader initiative to reinvigorate its slowing economy. Finance Minister Alonso Segura said that income tax payments for people in the fourth and fifth salary category will be reduced in 2015, allowing for an extra 1 billion soles ($340 million) in […]

Finance Minister Says Weaker Sol Helping Exporters

Finance Minister Says Weaker Sol Helping Exporters

Finance Minister Alonso Segura said that Peru’s weakening sol currency will help exporters offset the lower international demand for their products in a sluggish global economy, daily Gestion reported. “The depreciation, as long as it is gradual, has positive effects because it helps the exporter, in a context in which external […]