The exchange rate today, Thursday, January 20, starts at S/3.8633, according to the portal Bloomberg. Meanwhile, in the parallel market, the currency is bought at S/3.85 and sold at S/3.88. Likewise, according to the report of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP), the exchange rate stands at S / 3.8650.
Meanwhile, the exchange rate provided by the National Superintendency of Customs and Tax Administration (call), it is found at S/ 3,848 for the purchase and S/ 3,856 for the sale. In the same way, the price of the US currency, according to the information provided by the Banco de la Nación, is acquired at S/ 3,800 and its sale ranges at S/ 3,930.
In the economic sphere, the BCRP announced that total formal employment at the national level increased 2.6% in November 2021, compared to the same month of 2019, therefore, it continues with a recovery trend and registers for the fourth consecutive month a positive rate since the start of the pandemic.
President peter castle He explained that overcoming the crisis caused by COVID-19, sustainable and inclusive economic recovery, and the promotion of private investment are the three pillars of his management to reactivate the economy and overcome the pandemic in its third year of scourge. During the virtual plenary session of Heads of State of Latin America, organized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) from the city of Davos, Switzerland, Castillo stated that his government allocated a figure of more than one billion US dollars for the acquisition of vaccinations and control of contagion levels.