Peru Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Peru was last recorded at 4 percent. Interest Rate in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru. Interest Rate in Peru averaged 3.83 Percent from 2000 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 8.90 Percent in January of 2001 and a record low of 0.90 Percent in August of 2003. In Peru, the interest rates decisions are taken by the Board of Central Reserve Bank of Peru (Banco Central de Reserva del Perú BCRP). The official interest rate is the reference interest rate. This page provides - Peru Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 4.00 8.90 0.90 4.00 | 2014/06 2000 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Peru Interest Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-01-09 11:00 PM Peru
Interest Rate Decision
4% 4.0% 4.0% 4%
2014-02-14 12:00 AM Peru
Interest Rate Decision
4% 4% 4% 4%
2014-03-13 11:00 PM Peru
Interest Rate Decision
4% 4% 4.0% 4%
2014-04-11 01:00 AM Peru
Interest Rate Decision
4% 4% 4% 4%
2014-05-08 01:00 AM Peru
Interest Rate Decision
4% 4%
2014-06-13 01:00 AM Peru
Interest Rate Decision
4%
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Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Foreign Exchange Reserves 64954.00 2014-03-31 65177.00 68255.00 -352.00 65377.91 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 224300.00 2014-02-28 222297.60 224300.00 50534.80 232893.50 2014-06-30 PEN Million [+]
Money Supply M0 34343.00 2014-02-28 34532.00 35705.00 592.00 35115.84 2014-06-30 PEN Million [+]
Money Supply M1 63335.00 2014-02-28 63050.00 65711.00 0.00 63196.12 2014-06-30 PEN Million [+]
Money Supply M2 130966.00 2014-02-28 130386.00 135817.00 1535.00 127416.10 2014-06-30 PEN Million [+]
Interest Rate 4.00 2014-04-10 4.00 8.90 0.90 4.00 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Interest Rate | Notes
The interest rate shown on this page refers to the central bank benchmark interest rate. Usually, the central bank benchmark interest rate is the overnight rate at which central banks make loans to the commercial banks under their jurisdiction. Moving the benchmark interest rate, the central bank is able to make an impact on interest rates of commercial banks, inflation level of the country and national currency exchange rate. Reduction of interest rates should bring increase in business activity, a rise in inflation rate and weakening of national currency. In case of increase in interest rates the level of business activity is likely to drop, inflation declines and national currency strengthens.


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Peru Industrial Production at 5.70 Percent  
Industrial Production in Peru increased 5.70 percent in February of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Industrial Production in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
Peru Inflation Rate at 3.38 Percent  
The inflation rate in Peru was recorded at 3.38 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
Peru Current Account at -2246.03 USD Million  
Peru recorded a Current Account deficit of 2246.03 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Exports at 3017.70 USD Million  
Exports in Peru increased to 3017.70 USD Million in February of 2014 from 2937.90 USD Million in January of 2014. Exports in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Imports at 2959.30 USD Million  
Imports in Peru decreased to 2959.30 USD Million in February of 2014 from 3616.50 USD Million in January of 2014. Imports in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Tourist Arrivals at 3487346.00  
Tourist Arrivals in Peru increased to 3487346 in 2012 from 3222927 in 2011. Tourist Arrivals in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
Peru Unemployed Persons at 355.47 Thousand  
The number of unemployed persons in Peru decreased to 355.47 Thousand in February of 2014 from 362.87 Thousand in January of 2014. Unemployed Persons in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Average Monthly Wages at 1496.50 PEN  
Wages in Peru decreased to 1496.50 PEN in February of 2014 from 1535.87 PEN in January of 2014. Wages in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Core Inflation Rate at 3.75 Percent  
Core Inflation Rate in Peru increased 3.75 percent in March of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Core Inflation Rate in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
Peru Balance of Trade at 58.40 USD Million  
Peru recorded a trade surplus of 58.40 USD Million in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
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