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Peru’s GDP growth to post 5.7% in 2014, says Finance minister

Peruvian Economic and Finance Minister, Luis Miguel Castilla (far left). Photo: ANDINA/Prensa Presidencia
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Lima, Apr. 24. The Peruvian economy is set to record a growth rate of 5.7 percent this year, while the forecast improves to 6.4 percent for the period between 2015 and 2017, Peru’s Economy and Finance Ministry (MEF) has reported.

 
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IGP: 4.0 magnitude quake strikes southern Peru

Lima, Apr. 24. An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale rattled Peru's southern region of Tacna early Thursday morning, Peru's Geophysical Institute (IPG) said.



Peruvian world-class eatery La Mar lauded by Bloomberg

Lima, Apr. 24. The Miami-based United States restaurant La Mar constitutes a world-class example of the growing importance of Peru's cuisine in the international scene, Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine has said.



Peru's private investment to average 6.1% over next 3 years

Lima, Apr. 24. Private investment in Peru is set to grow by 6.1 percent annually between 2014 and 2017, increasing its share of Gross Domestic Product (GPD) to 20 percent by the end of the three-year period.



Peru's sol closes weaker; no central bank purchases

Lima, Apr. 24. Peru's sol finished slightly weaker Thursday at PEN2.799 per U.S. dollar compared with PEN2.788 in the previous trading session.


Peru to host int'l conference on latest online educational trends

Lima, Apr. 23. Peru will be hosting the international conference for the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) from 24 to 27 April at Lima’s Nation Museum.


'Peru mucho gusto' food festival to drew over 8,000 visitors

Lima, abr. 23. Over 8,000 visitors are expected to attend the 9th annual edition of 'Peru Mucho Gusto' food festival, to be held in the coastal province of Pisco, on May 1-3, 2014.


Peruvian coffee exports to rise by 10% in 2014

Lima, Apr. 23. Coffee exports from Peru are set to grow 10 percent to US$ 800 million this year driven by the rising price of coffee in international markets and the production volume recovery, the country's Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) said Wednesday.


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