will remain Peruvian economy's growth engine, thus GDP in 2019 will expand beyond the rate
, Prime Minister Salvador del Solar projected on Thursday.
In this sense, the cabinet chief indicated the Government's policy proposal is supported by five pillars: integrity and fight against corruption; institutional strengthening for governance; equitable, competitive, and sustainable economic growth; social development and population's well-being; and effective decentralization for development.
In 2018, GDP increased 4% driven by the recovery of domestic demand.
Furthermore, he indicated, public
and private investment
rose 8.5% and 4.5%, respectively, and will remain significantly boosted in 2019.
He also highlighted the Inca country has recently concluded negotiations with the United Kingdom and upgrades its trade agreement with China.