The economy of Peru shrank by 3.79% year-on-year in October of 2020, following a 6.95% decline in the previous month. It was the softest contraction in economic activity in the current eight-month sequence of decreases, amid the easing of coronavirus restrictions. Output fell less mostly for manufacturing (-3.34% vs -6.31% in September); trade (-3.81% vs -6.14%); transport & storage (-23.11% vs -25.7%); restaurants & lodging (-44.40% vs -50.15%); business services (-14.97% vs -16.59%) and mining & quarrying (-2.83% vs -12.22%). In addition, agricultural activity rebounded (2.38% vs -2.57%) while activity expanded further for telecommunications (6.70% vs 5.13%) and finance & insurance (21.32% vs 21.42%). source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI)

Leading Economic Index in Peru averaged 3.47 percent from 2008 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 14.08 percent in April of 2008 and a record low of -39.19 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Peru GDP YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Peru GDP YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2021.

Leading Economic Index in Peru is expected to be -3.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in Peru to stand at 5.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Peru GDP YoY is projected to trend around 3.20 percent in 2021 and 3.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Peru GDP YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.79 -6.95 14.08 -39.19 2008 - 2020 percent Monthly
Constant prices, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-09-15 03:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY Jul -11.71% -18.06% -12.2% -10%
2020-10-15 03:15 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY Aug -9.82% -11.71% -5%
2020-11-16 01:20 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY Sep -6.95% -9.82% -9.75% -9.6%
2020-12-15 03:15 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY Oct -3.79% -6.95% -5%
2021-01-15 03:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY Nov -3.79% -3.6% -3.4%
2021-02-15 02:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY Dec
2021-03-16 06:00 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY Jan
2021-04-15 05:50 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY Feb


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Peru Economic Activity Contracts for 8th Month
The economy of Peru shrank by 3.79% year-on-year in October of 2020, following a 6.95% decline in the previous month. It was the softest contraction in economic activity in the current eight-month sequence of decreases, amid the easing of coronavirus restrictions. Output fell less mostly for manufacturing (-3.34% vs -6.31% in September); trade (-3.81% vs -6.14%); transport & storage (-23.11% vs -25.7%); restaurants & lodging (-44.40% vs -50.15%); business services (-14.97% vs -16.59%) and mining & quarrying (-2.83% vs -12.22%). In addition, agricultural activity rebounded (2.38% vs -2.57%) while activity expanded further for telecommunications (6.70% vs 5.13%) and finance & insurance (21.32% vs 21.42%).
2020-12-15
Peru Economic Activity Shrinks Less than Expected in September
The economy of Peru shrank by 6.95 percent year-on-year in September 2020, following a 9.82 percent plunge in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 9.75 percent drop. It was the seventh consecutive contraction in economic activity, albeit at the softest pace in the current sequence amid the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Output shrank less for manufacturing (-6.31% vs -12.09% in August); trade (-6.14% vs -8.12%); construction (4.38% vs -6.5%); transport & storage (-25.7% vs -27.93%); restaurants & lodging (-50.15% vs -60.95%); business services (-16.59% vs -18.58%); and agriculture & livestock shrank (-2.57% vs -6.58%). Also, fisheries output rebounded (7.29% vs -6.46%), while production continued to grow for telecommunications (5.13%, the same as in August); finance & insurance (21.42% vs 19.74%); and public administration (4.09% vs 3.92%). In contrast, mining output shrank further (-12.22% vs -11.18%).
2020-11-16
Peru Economic Activity Shrinks for 6th Month
The economy of Peru shrank by 9.82 percent year-on-year in August 2020, following an 11.71 percent slump in the previous month. It was the sixth successive contraction in economic activity amid the coronavirus crisis. Output continued to shrink for manufacturing (-12.09% vs -10.39% in July); mining (-11.18% vs -6.22%); trade (-8.12% vs -11.53%); other services (-11.59% vs -13.11%); construction (-6.5% vs -12.78%); transport & storage (-27.93% vs -31.41%); restaurants & lodging (-60.95% vs -71.82%); business services (-18.58% vs -25.45%); and agriculture & livestock shrank (-6.58% vs -6.52%). Also, fisheries output contracted (-6.46% vs 33.34%). Meanwhile, growth was recorded in telecommunications (5.13% vs 4.6%); finance & insurance (19.74% vs 15.96%); and public administration (3.92% vs 3.82%).
2020-10-15
Peru Economic Activity Shrinks for 5th Month
The economy of Peru shrank by 11.71 percent year-on-year in July 2020, following an 18.06 percent decline in the previous month and below market expectations of a 12.2 percent decrease. It was the fifth consecutive contraction in economic activity amid the coronavirus crisis. Output continued to shrink for trade (-11.53 % vs -27.98% in June); manufacturing (-10.39% vs -6.83%); construction (-12.78% vs -44.64%); mining (-6.22% vs -14.44%); transport & storage (-31.41% vs -44.23%); restaurants & lodging (-71.82% vs -84.35%); business services (-25.45% vs -35.77%); other services (-13.11% vs -18.35%); and agriculture & livestock shrank (-6.52% vs -1.61 percent). Meanwhile, growth was seen in fisheries (33.34% vs 48.05%); telecommunications (4.6% vs 4.43%); finance & insurance (15.96% vs 15.51%); and public administration (3.82% vs 3.71%).
2020-09-15

Peru GDP YoY
In Peru, Leading Economic Index refers to a year on year GDP growth change.