Peru names new finance minister

Peru names new finance minister

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Latin America Peru

Peruvian President Dina Boluarte, who was sworn in just last week, has appointed Alex Contreras Miranda as the new economy and finance minister. "A civil servant and academic with more than 14 years of experience in public management, [Contreras] had been serving as deputy economy minister since August 2021," the finance ministry said in a press release on Saturday. Contreras was also head of the department of monetary and financial statistics at Peru's central bank from 2016 to 2019 and led the

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