The exchange rate in Peru today, Monday, March 28, 2022, starts at S / 3.7376, according to the information provided by the portal Bloomberg. Along these lines, on Friday, March 25, the greenback closed its price at S/ 3,740, according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
Meanwhile, the president of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP), Julio Velardeexpressed his concern about the inflation currently experienced and rose as a result of the pandemic and the increase in prices in international markets. For this reason, despite the fact that in February the entity estimated that it would return to the target range of between 1% and 3% at the end of 2022, it is now expected to meet this objective by the first half of 2023.
The BCRP also reported that mortgage credit registered a monthly increase of 0.9% in February 2022, with which its year-on-year growth rate remained at 7.3% in this second month of the year. Said evolution was favored by the year-on-year increase in mortgage loans in soles, which advanced by 10.2%.
For its part, according to the latest report from the General Directorate of Statistics and Monitoring, of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri), the wholesale prices of some vegetables rose compared to the fortnight of March 2022, mainly red onion whose price was from S/ 1.10 to S/ 1.45; the lemon in a bag from S/ 1.81 to S/ 2.45; the lemon in a box from S/ 1.85 to S/ 2.39 and the Creole radish went from S/ 3.51 to S/ 3.84. While sugar is between S/ 3.80 and S/ 4.00 soles.