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Credit to Peru's private sector grows in June, says BCR

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Lima, Jul. 27. The annual growth rate of credit to the private sector increased to 14.8 percent in June this year, Peru’s Central Reserve Bank (BCR) said Sunday.

 
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Peru zinc price up, copper drops in global market

Lima, Jul. 27. Base metals prices saw a mixed trading period in the international market, with zinc up but copper lower from July 15 to 22 this year, Peru’s Central Reserve Bank (BCR) reported.



New Jersey marks Peru’s Independence Day

Lima, Jul. 27. Officials of Union City, located in New Jersey, United States, will hold a dedication ceremony on Monday, July 28, to commemorate the 193rd anniversary of Peru's independence from Spain.



Peru’s minister attends ceremony marking birthday of Miguel Grau

Lima, Jul. 27. Peru’s Defense Minister Pedro Cateriano took part in a commemoration ceremony on the occasion of the 180th anniversary of the birth of Admiral Miguel Grau Seminario, held at the Peruvian Naval Academy in Callao.



4.0-magnitude quake strikes Moquegua region, southern Peru

Moquegua, Jul. 27. An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale hit the southern Peruvian region of Moquegua on Sunday evening, Peru’s Geophysical Institute (IGP) reported.


Paolo Guerrero scores in Corinthians' win over Palmeiras

Lima, Jul. 27. Peru international striker Paolo Guerrero scored a goal in the second half, helping Corinthians defeat Palmeiras 2-0 in the Campeonato Brasileiro.


Peru’s central jungle enhances tourist appeal for national holidays

Lima, Jul. 27. Regions in Peru’s central jungle such as Pasco have broadened their tourist appeal by implementing new routes, which explains the ongoing investment in infrastructure projects to welcome the thousands of visitors expected for national holidays.


Peruvian volleyball team trounces Canada 3-1

Lima, Jul. 26. Peru women's volleyball team was victorious in their debut game against Canada in Group 2 at the 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix.


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