entrepreneurs of the micro and small business (MYPE) of the service, retail and manufacturing sectors said they have to raise their prices to cope with the economic crisis. According to him National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI), inflation at the national level presented an advance of 8.67% in the last 12 months. In Lima, it reached 8.40% for March.
In detail, of the 100% of those surveyed in the framework of the first National Congress of Mypes of Regions —organized by Mypes Unidas del Perú and the Continental University—, 45% correspond to the manufacturing category; 30%, to retail trade; and 25%, to services.
In addition, 18.9% indicate that prices increased daily; 22.6%, weekly; and 9.4%, biweekly. For his part, 47.2% raised their costs monthly and 1.9% annually.
Mainly, the manufacturing and services sectors have a tendency to raise their values biweekly and monthly; for its part, retail trade, daily and weekly.
It should be noted that, at the end of March this year, the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) approved the granting of a national guarantee of S/2,000 million for the MYPE Business Impulse Program (Impulso MyPerú).
This plan aims to support the process of economic recovery and growth of mypes, as well as promote their financial inclusion.
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