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Peru: Public investment up 19.6% in April 2018

17:06 | Lima, May. 15.

Public investment grew 19.6% last April, driven by an increase at all three levels of government —national, regional, and local— accumulating a growth of 15% in the January-April period of 2018, Central Reserve Bank reported Tuesday.

Such investment has stood at 4% of GDP since October 2017, after reaching 3.8% of GDP between May and August of said year.

Regional governments headed April's chart (+55%), followed by the national government (+19.1%), and —to a lesser extent— local governments (+4.3%).

In the case of the national government, investment has witnessed positive growth rates over the past eleven months.


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Published: 5/15/2018
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