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Peru: Private sector formal jobs up 4.4% in Feb 2019

16:49 | Lima, Apr. 29.

Peru's Central Reserve Bank (BCR) on Monday reported formal jobs in the private sector registered a 4.4% expansion in February 2019 compared to the same month last year, according to the National Customs and Tax Administration's (Sunat) payroll.

Likewise, BCR informed this outcome was underpinned by the farming and services sectors, which grew 23.7% and 3%, respectively, in the second month of this year. 

Furthermore, it indicated that formal jobs accumulated a 4.5% rise between January and February 2019, driven by the farming (24%) and services (2.9%) spheres. 

(END) CNA/DTK/MVB


Published: 4/29/2019
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