Peru's national production expanded 3.19% in March 2019, thus registering 116 months of continuous growth, National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) informed Wednesday.
According to the National Production Technical Report, production increased 2.28% in the first three months of 2019 and posted a rise of 3.77% in the last 12-month period (Apr. 2018-Mar. 2019).
In March, the majority of sectors posted a positive performance.
In this sense, the manufacturing, trade
, telecommunications, construction, farming, services provided to companies, as well as electricity, gas, and water spheres contributed with 63% of the total in the third month of 2019.
However, the fishery sector registered a decrease.
It should be noted March 2019 had an additional business day compared to March last year, due to the Holy Week.
Moreover, national production expanded in the primary (1.49%), secondary (4.31%), and services sectors (3.76%) in the aforementioned period.