meet the price of the dollar in Peru today, Wednesday January 19. The North American currency begins with a price of S / 3.8674, as reported by the portal Bloomberg. Meanwhile he Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP), reported that the greenback closed the previous day, January 18, at S/ 3,872.
In the economic field, the Ministry of Energy and Mines (Minem) indicated that the transfer of resources generated by mining activity to the regional and local governments of the North macro-region, which include the mining canon, legal and contractual royalties, and right of validity and penalty, added more than S / 671 million between January and December of the year 2021, according to the latest edition of the Mining Statistics Bulletin.
For its part, the Institute for Research and Development of Foreign Trade of the Lima Chamber of Commerce (Idexcam) indicated that between August and December 2021 the import of school supplies reached US$ 8,800,000, which represents a growth of 65% compared to the same period in 2020 (US$ 5,400,000). However, if we compare with 2019, we observe that a negative rate of 52% is recorded.
On the other hand, the Government plans to apply price caps on medicines and other products or services related to care for Covid-19, according to the Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos. Likewise, the official pointed out that this measure would be taken to avoid price speculation, given the high demand for these products due to the third wave of infections.
Live: Price of the dollar today, Wednesday, January 19
Sunat quotes the dollar at S/ 3,848 for purchase and S/ 3,856 for sale
The National Superintendence of Tax Administration (Sunat) quotes the price of the dollar at S/ 3,848 for purchase and S/ 3,856 for sale. On the previous day, Tuesday, January 18, the greenback was valued by this State entity at S/ 3,846 for purchase and S/ 3,869 for sale.