on Friday said that the Peruvian economy would be boosted in the second half of this year, taking into account that
, a scenario of political and economic stability will be maintained in the country, as will monetary and fiscal stimuli.
"There would be a next boost to the economic activity in the second half," the official forecast.
"The recent measures (implemented by the Government) to face the increase of COVID-19 infections to date do not have a significant impact on the projections for the economic activity of the year. With the information currently available, the BCR maintains its growth forecasts at 11.5% for this year
," he indicated.
Likewise, the official stressed that the data for November
and December (2020) on the country's productive activity showed that Peru's economy is recovering.
"The indicators that we have observed in December suggest that there would be a smaller contraction in December compared to November
. December's range of contraction could stand between -1% and -2%," he concluded.