The dollar price todayTuesday, February 15, starts at S / 3.7959, according to the portal Bloomberg. In addition, in the parallel market, the greenback is bought at S/ 3,770 and sold at S/ 3,810.
Meanwhile, in the last exchange session on February 14, the exchange rate closed at S/ 3.7965, according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP). For its part, the National Superintendence of Customs and Tax Administration (Sunat) quotes the North American currency at S/ 3,749 for purchase and S/ 3,758 for sale. In that sense, the National bank values the dollar at S/ 3,700 for the purchase and S/ 3,860 for the sale.
On the other hand, during the last Mining Thursday of the Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru (IIMP), Diego Ortega, vice president of Corporate Affairs of Anglo American, a company in charge of extracting copper in the mine Quellaveco (Moquegua), announced that the company will advance the payment of the Income Tax (IR) from its first year of production, and not when it begins to obtain profits. With this, Anglo American expects its US$5.5 billion activities to reach peaks of 330,000 tons of copper concentrate extracted by 2023, although they are still processing the process of obtaining their operating license.
Given the rise in prices between 30% and 40% of school supplies, the vice president of the Chamber of Entrepreneurs and Merchants of the Round Table, Román Nazario, explained that this is due to the increase in the cost of importing said materials. In this way, the basic school baskets cost an average of S/ 180, the intermediate ones at S/ 270 and the more specialized ones at S/ 500.