December 29, 2006
Peru's minister of economy and finance, Luis Carranza, has predicted econom
Peru's minister of economy and finance, Luis Carranza, has predicted economic growth of 7.5% this year, the highest level seen in more than 10 years. Growth this year was driven by the country's exports as well as increased private investment, said Carranza. In a press conference on Thursday, the minister said the government was committed to deliver long-term growth of between 6% and 7%.