This article was originally published on CentralBankNews.info on August 8, 2019. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. Peru’s central bank lowered its monetary policy rate for the first time in 17 months but said this did “not necessarily imply… Read More ›
Este artículo fue escrito por James Bargent de Venezuela y originalmente publicado por Insight Crime en julio 19, 2019. Se reproduce aquí bajo CC BY-NC 3.0. Un nuevo estudio que ofrece un análisis detallado de la industria maderera en Perú pone al descubierto los… Read More ›
Another major corruption scheme similar to the one perpetrated by Odebrecht was uncovered in Peru. According to El Comercio, OAS, a Brazilian construction construction conglomerate, illegally funneled millions of dollars to the former mayor of Lima, Susana Villaran, through a… Read More ›
Odebrecht and the government of Peru signed an agreement which will allow the Brazilian construction conglomerate to operate in the country, according to Reuters. Two sources told Reutersthat Odebrecht will have to pay an approximately US$180 million fine over 15 years and… Read More ›
The Macusani Yellowcake unit of Plateau Energy Metals said Peru could be exporting US$ 500 million worth of lithium carbonate by 2021.
President Martín Vizcarra’s administration repealed decrees signed by his predecessor granting Tullow Oil licenses to five offshore oil blocks covering 28,000 square kilometers.
Peru’s central bank left its policy rate steady at 2.75 percent, noting the fall in inflation in the last five months, declining inflation expectations and economic activity that is below potential.