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MEF met with presidents of the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank

MEF met with presidents of the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank MEF met with presidents of the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) reported that the holder of said portfolio, Alex Contrerasmet this morning with the president of the world Bank (BM), Ajay Banga, and with the president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, to analyze the status of the projects that both international institutions are developing in Peru. […]

Ajay Banga, new president of the World Bank, will visit Peru at the start of his world tour

Ajay Banga, new president of the World Bank, will visit Peru at the start of his world tour Ajay Banga, new president of the World Bank, will visit Peru at the start of his world tour

The new president of the World Bank Group, Ajay Bangawill visit Peru and Jamaica next week, kicking off a months-long world tour aimed at accelerating the global lender’s evolution to tackle the climate crisis and reinvigorate its development mission, the organization said Thursday. Banga, a former Mastercard chief executive who took up his new role […]

OECD: Peruvian economy would be stuck at 1.7% this year

OECD: Peruvian economy would be stuck at 1.7% this year OECD: Peruvian economy would be stuck at 1.7% this year

The ravages of climate change and the high level of social conflict with which the first quarter of the year was received continue to push projections for the Domestic Gross Product (GDP) fell, and this time the score of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) fell to 1.7%, nine tenths below its previous […]

World economy is in a very delicate situation: why?

World economy is in a very delicate situation: why? World economy is in a very delicate situation: why?

The global economy is in a precarious state and is headed for a substantial slowdown in growth as sharp interest rate increases hurt activity and exacerbate vulnerabilities in low-income countries, according to the report. World Bank. Stronger-than-expected resilience in the first few months of 2023 is expected to fade into longer-lasting weakness as tight monetary […]

World Bank: Peruvian GDP will grow less due to the political crisis

World Bank: Peruvian GDP will grow less due to the political crisis World Bank: Peruvian GDP will grow less due to the political crisis

The World Bank cut from 2.4% to 2.2% forecasts for economy growing Peruvian economy by 2023, a figure that contrasts with the always more optimistic projections of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), which in its last report in April pointed to a 2.5% increase in GDP. This decline of 0.4 percentage points from […]

World Bank cuts growth forecast for Peru from 2.4% to 2.2% in 2023

World Bank cuts growth forecast for Peru from 2.4% to 2.2% in 2023 World Bank cuts growth forecast for Peru from 2.4% to 2.2% in 2023

Free fall for the Peruvian GDP from the 2.6% projected at the beginning of the year. The Agency points out that political uncertainty is negatively affecting consumer and business confidence, particularly with regard to investment. When is the 2023 bonus paid in Peru and how to calculate the amount? Price of the dollar today in […]

Velarde describes GDP growth in Peru as “mediocre”: how much would the economy reach in 2023?

Velarde describes GDP growth in Peru as “mediocre”: how much would the economy reach in 2023? Velarde describes GDP growth in Peru as “mediocre”: how much would the economy reach in 2023?

The president of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP), Julio Velarde, pointed out last Friday that the estimated growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Peru is “mediocre”; however, it is located in a better position compared to the rest of the countries in Latin America. Along these lines, he warned that the […]

The World Bank approves a US$300 million loan to support SMEs in Ecuador

The World Bank approves a US$300 million loan to support SMEs in Ecuador The World Bank approves a US0 million loan to support SMEs in Ecuador

The World Bank (WB) approved this Wednesday a loan for US$ 300 million to expand a financial support program for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in Ecuador, executed since 2021 by the state-owned National Financial Corporation (CFN). The WB office in Quito indicated that the agency’s executive board in Washington approved the loan that will […]

Meet the countries that pay people to move to rural areas

Meet the countries that pay people to move to rural areas Meet the countries that pay people to move to rural areas

According to him World Bank, Around 56% of the world population – some 4.4 billion people – lives in cities, this figure will increase to 68% in 2050, according to the UN. There are many governments that try to convince people to leave the city and move to the countryside, boosting the economic growth of […]

World Bank: decrease in wages in Peru would also be associated with climate change

World Bank: decrease in wages in Peru would also be associated with climate change World Bank: decrease in wages in Peru would also be associated with climate change

A report from World Bank (WB) associates the increase in annual temperature of 1°C with the decrease, in this same period, of 1% in wages in Latin America. The effect is especially noticeable in countries with warmer climates such as Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Peru. The report “Thriving: Making Cities Climate Ready” points out that […]

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