Peru’s economy quickly regained its normal level in December 2020 – Finance minister

During a webinar, Minister Mendoza said that if the second COVID-19 wave had not emerged, GDP growth projection for this year would be between 10% and 11%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peruvian Economy and Finance Minister Waldo Mendoza on Thursday, February 18th, affirmed that Peruvian GDP quickly recovered its normal level in December 2020, when it registered a slight growth of 0.5%, due to the measures implemented by the Peruvian government last year.

"The recovery in December and the one that was coming in January have to do with the investment of resources made by the State. The GDP of December 2020 is already higher than that of 2019; that is wonderful because in a short time we have regained the level we used to observe . . .

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