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The IMF sees the Andean nation's GDP expansion picking up to 4.5 percent
IMF: Peru's economy to rise at double the average in LatAm

Panoramic view of east side of the Peruvian capital Lima. Photo: ANDINA/Carlos Lezama
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Lima, Jul. 25. Peruvian economy is set to post a growth ranging from 4 percent to 4.5 percent, increasing at a rate double that of Latin America set at about 2 percent, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

 
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Peru's Humala meets with Jordan's Prince Mired Bin Raad

Lima, Jul. 25. Peruvian President Ollanta Humala Tasso met on Friday morning in Lima with his Royal Highness Prince Mired Raad Al Hussein of Jordan, who is visiting the Andean Nation as special envoy of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Treaty.



Peru stages two week-games of FIVB World Grand Prix

Lima, Jul. 25. The 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix is set to begin in the Peruvian capital Lima on late Friday by hosting group 2 showdown between the squad of Peru against Canada.



Moody's: outlook for Peru's banking system remains stable

Lima, Jul. 25. The outlook for the Peruvian banking system remains stable outlook on the back of strong financial fundamentals, says Moody's Investors Service in a report released Friday.



Peru takes on Canada at FIVB World Grand Prix

Lima, Jul. 25. Peru's women's volleyball team makes their debut at the FIVB World Grand Prix at the Coliseo Eduardo Dibos in the nation's capital Lima against Canada on Friday night.


IBRD grants US$155mn loan for tourism programs in Peru

Lima, Jul. 25. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has announced the approval of US$ 155 million two-loan to Peru in a bid to support transportation and tourism programs in the south-eastern Cusco region.


Magnitude-4 quake hits off Ancash, northern Peru

Lima, Jul. 25. An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale jolted the coastal city of Chimbote in Peru's northern Ancash region early Friday.


Museums in northern Peru to open doors over national holidays

Lima, Jul. 25. Six archaeological museums in northern Peru's Lambayeque region will open their doors to public during national holidays, a great opportunity for locals and tourists to become acquainted with the pre-Columbian legacy.


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