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June 16, 2017
June 16, 2016
May 20, 2015
February 13, 2013
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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 3.5 3.7
Consumer Prices 3.1 2.6
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Peru and the IMF
Updated July 14, 2017

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IMF Survey Online
June 28, 2017 -- Peru's Future Growth Can be Lifted Through Structural Reforms
April 16, 2016 -- IMF Survey : Fiscal Capacity Development Can Boost Inclusive Growth
Capacity development is essential for helping countries build strong fiscal institutions that are capable of supporting sustainable, inclusive growth and development, a recent seminar emphasized.
November 13, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Thought Leaders Tackle Global Challenges at 2015 Lima Meetings
As the global recovery continues, growth remains uneven and modest overall, with uncertainty and financial market volatility on the rise. At the October 2015 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru, the high-level program of seminars engaged today’s foremost leaders to help pave the way for sustainable solutions.
October 10, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Latin America’s Priorities for the Next Decade
Latin American countries will need to develop new opportunities to boost growth, while preserving and even enhancing social gains, top economists said at an Annual Meetings seminar.
October 08, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Lagarde Calls for New Recipe for Stronger Growth
Policymakers in all countries will have to refine and upgrade their economic policies to boost growth and reduce global uncertainty, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said at the opening press conference of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru.
October 08, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Youth Unemployment Gap Can Be Bridged through Education, Inclusion
Youth leaders from around the world came together at the IMF’s Annual Meetings in Peru to share views and personal experiences on the role of education in addressing youth unemployment and on how to bring more youth into the formal sector.
May 27, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Peru Recovering Gradually After Slowing in 2014
Like many countries in Latin America, growth in Peru slowed markedly in 2014, but is expected to recover this year, supported by strong policy responses, the IMF said in its annual report on the Peruvian economy.
May 06, 2015 -- IMF Survey : IMF Announces Photo Contest for Latin American and Caribbean Youth
The International Monetary Fund has announced a photo contest to highlight the economic and social challenges, and the potential of Latin America and the Caribbean, as seen through the eyes of young people from the region.
April 29, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Growth in Latin America Weakens for Fifth Year in a Row
Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to decline for a fifth consecutive year—dipping below 1 percent in 2015—although there are clear differences along North-South lines, the IMF said in its latest regional forecast.
October 10, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean Slows Further
Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean has slowed more than anticipated, as weak growth in South America has outweighed an incipient recovery in Mexico, according to the IMF’s latest forecast for the region.
March 26, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Natural Resources Can Play Key Role in Inclusive Growth
If natural resource development is properly managed, the associated revenue can be used to speed up growth, reduce inequality, and lift people out of poverty.
March 14, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Latin American Youth Worried About Jobs, Education
At a series of gatherings across Latin America co-hosted by the IMF, university students voice their concerns about the impact of the uncertain global environment on their countries and their worries about access to education and employment.
October 10, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Emerging Markets Need ‘Second Generation’ of Reforms
After years of strong performance, emerging economies are experiencing a slowdown, and a new round of reforms will be necessary if growth is to be sustained in the face of a more challenging external environments, panelists told a seminar.
February 22, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Peru: Latin America’s Economic Performer
Following a decade of record-high growth, Peru’s economy has remained strong and resilient despite the persistent global uncertainty, thanks to strong fundamentals, supportive terms of trade and sound policy management.
November 30, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Spotlight on G-20 as Mexico Takes Over Leadership
With Mexico taking over leadership of the Group of Twenty (G-20) industrial and emerging market countries at a critical time, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is visiting Latin America this week and discussed dangers for the global economy and some bright spots.
October 05, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Latin America: Solid Growth But Risks Grow
Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to expand by 4.5 percent in 2011 and to moderate to about 4 percent in 2012. Although the slowdown in advanced economies is projected to have only a moderate effect in most countries, large risks to the outlook loom, the IMF said.
September 22, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Experts on Call: Global Crisis Boosts Demand for IMF Know-how
The global economic crisis has intensified demand for IMF support on the ground, especially from crisis countries. As a result, besides its financial assistance, the IMF is sending more experts and trainers into the field to help countries recover from the current crisis and to strengthen institutions.
May 28, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Chief Outlines Key Priorities for Latin America
In Latin America and the Caribbean, countries that followed sound policies fared the crisis rather well but as the recovery advances they face challenges associated with strong capital inflows and overheating, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said.
May 27, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Growth Returns to Latin America, Says IMF Chief
Latin America managed the global economic crisis well, with the right policies, and growth has returned to the region as the global economy recovers, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said during a town hall-style dialogue with students in Latin America.
May 24, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Latin America Helps Shape Global Economic Recovery
Latin America has emerged from the global economic crisis in relatively good shape, and will be an important player to help rebuild the world economy, IMF officials say as Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn embarks on a week-long trip to the region.