Peru´s Economy Grows 4.8% YoY In Q1


In the first quarter of 2013, Peru´s GDP expanded 4.8 percent yoy, down from the 5.9 percent expansion registered in the previous quarter.

Household consuption increased 5 percent, after rising 7 percent in the previous quarter. Government consumption registered a gain of 5.5 percent, well below the 15.6 percent recorded in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Investment growth slowed to 6.9 percent, from 13.2 percent in the previous quarter.

Exports declined 10 percent, while imports rose 6.1 percent.

On a quarter-over-quarter basis, the GDP expanded 2.1 percent, up from the 0.9 percent gain recorded in the previous quarter.

Peru´s Economy Grows 4.8% YoY In Q1


Duarte Ricardo | duarte.ricardo@tradingeconomics.com
5/24/2013 12:03:24 PM