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Manufacturing production grew 17.9% during 2021

the owner of the Ministry of ProductionJorge Prado, explained that during 2021, manufacturing production increased 17.9% compared to 2020, and 3%, compared to 2019.

This result is explained by the significant growth of the non-primary subsector (24.2%), which was influenced by a higher production and incidence of consumer goods (17.3%) and intermediate goods (30.7%). ).

Prado pointed out that primary manufacturing production increased slightly 2% last year thanks to the greater production of fishery products (12.8%), favored by the greater availability of raw material (anchoveta and squid), mainly in the first semester.

“The good performance of the manufacturing industry during 2021 has been due to the recovery of industrial exports, as well as domestic demand, which influenced the positive result of all non-primary manufacturing items due to the increase in capacity. productivity of the companies”, specified the official.

Likewise, Prado pointed out that with this positive result of industrial production, the manufacturing GDP would amount to S/ 71,700 million at constant prices, equivalent to a contribution of 13% to the national GDP.

Source: Larepublica


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