, thus accumulating 119 months of continuous growth, the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) reported Thursday.
This outcome surpassed the figure projected by Reuters (2.57%).
According to INEI's National Production Technical Report, the country's economic activity posted an increase of 1.73% between January and June 2019 and of 2.68% in the last 12-month period (July 2018-June 2019).
In this sense, farming, fishing, textile, chemical, and non-metallic mining goods stood out.
Furthermore, the construction, trade, telecommunications, as well as transport, storage, and communications sectors contributed nearly 55% to the total outcome in June.
However, the farming and mining-hydrocarbon segments registered decreases.