Friday December 14 2018
Peru GDP YoY at 4.18 percent


Peru's economy advanced 4.18 percent year-on-year in October of 2018, quickening from a 2.13 percent growth in the prior month and well above market expectations of a 2.85 percent rise. It is the strongest expansion since May, with main positive contributions coming from fisheries (22.71% vs 19.68% in September); construction (8.71% vs -2.90%); telecommunications (8.09% vs 5.74%); agriculture and livestock activities (7.20% vs 4.40%); manufacturing (7.14% vs 1.19%); finance & insurance (4.75% vs 4.00%); restaurants & lodging (4.37% vs 4.25%) and trade (2.57% vs 1.42%). Conversely, slower growth was seen in transport & storage (2.49% vs 4.49%) and the mining sector contracted (-2.32% vs 0.90%), amid lower extraction of metals such as silver (-9.1%), lead (-8.4%), zinc (-8.4%); gold (-6.3%) and copper (-4.2%). Considering the first ten months of 2018, economic activity expanded 3.70 percent compared to the same period of 2017.





Friday December 14 2018
Peru Employment Rate at 63.50 percent


Employment Rate in Peru increased to 63.50 percent in October from 63 percent in September of 2018.





Friday December 14 2018
Peru Employed Persons at 4953.50 Thousand


The number of employed persons in Peru increased to 4953.50 Thousand in November of 2018 from 4889.90 Thousand in October of 2018.





Friday December 14 2018
Peru Unemployed Persons at 330.10 Thousand


The number of unemployed persons in Peru decreased to 330.10 Thousand in November of 2018 from 335.80 Thousand in October of 2018.





Friday December 14 2018
Peru Unemployment Rate at 6.20 percent


Unemployment Rate in Peru decreased to 6.20 percent in November from 6.40 percent in October of 2018.





Friday December 14 2018
Peru Interbank Three Month Rate at 4.68 percent


Peru Interbank Three Month Rate decreased to 4.68 percent on Thursday December 13 from 4.69 percent in the previous trading day.





Thursday December 13 2018
Peru Interest Rate at 2.75 percent


The Central Reserve Bank of Peru kept the benchmark interest rate steady at 2.75 percent at its December 2018 meeting, as widely expected. Policymakers underscored that while global financial volatility and policy uncertainty remain high, domestic business confidence and indicators edged up since the last monetary policy meeting. The inflation rate is projected to remain within the target range and around 2 percent. The annual inflation rate increased to 2 percent in from 1.84 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since October 2017, as prices continued to rise for food, rental housing, gasoline and electricity.





Sunday December 09 2018
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 December 08 2018
Peru Export Prices at 116.10 Index Points


Export Prices in Peru increased to 116.10 Index Points in October from 114.10 Index Points in September of 2018.





Saturday December 08 2018
Peru Producer Prices at 109.01 Index Points


Producer Prices in Peru increased to 109.01 Index Points in November from 108.49 Index Points in October of 2018.