USD-PEN Exchange Rate: Buy S/. 3.249
Sell S/. 3.252
Lima, Perú. February 25, 2017
Year of Good Citizen Service
Tourism & Gastronomy
Peru’s economy expected to grow over 7% in 2013
Photo: ANDINA/Héctor Vinces
Lima, Dec. 26 (ANDINA).
Lawmaker Fernando Andrade, president of Peru's congressional committee on economy, said Wednesday the country's economy is on target to increase over 7% next year.
This will help regain the good performance of the economy this year, when it rose between 6 and 6.5 percent.
Andrade noted that in addition to strong domestic demand and increasing private investment that will continue in 2013, there is a better international climate than in previous years.
He also said that the international crisis seems to be coming to an end with China's economy stabilizing, Europe starting its recovery after going to the bottom and U.S ordering its economy.
"This is important because our main export markets start recovering, and demand for our exports as well," he added.