Peru’s Fin Min: Economy to grow 10% in 2021, highest rate since 1994

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The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) on Friday presented the 2021-2024 Update Report on Macroeconomic Projections, which maintains the main forecasts for economic indicators, due to the fact that a progressive improvement in economic activities has been observed, which will continue consolidating as greater control of the pandemic is achieved and the vaccination process moves forward.

Thus, GDP growth projection is maintained at 10% for 2021, which would be the highest rate recorded since 1994, despite the strong contraction recorded in 2020 (-11.1%).

For the 2022-2024 term, GDP growth projection is maintained at 4.5%, sustained by domestic demand, exports increase due to the startup of production at copper mines, external demand recovery, as well as the boost to competitiveness and productivity.

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Date: Abril 30, 2021