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January 3rd, 2017

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TABLE OF CONTENT


Comprehensive View On The Economy

1.      Economic structure

Part of the country’s economic profile, economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters for the Peruvian economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of the Peru’s economy in relation to world’s major economies?
  • What is the size of Peru’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Peru? Is it favorable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of Peru’s GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does the Peru’s economy rely on external trade?

2.      Competitiveness

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Peru’s competitiveness in the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • Which stage of economic development is the Peru’s economy in?
  • How is the average wage in Peru compared to others in the region?
  • How has the labor productivity in Peru changed over the years and in relation with comparable countries?
  • How competitive is Peru?
  • How are Peru’s competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Peru?
  • What are most problematic factors in doing business in Peru?
  • How good is Peru in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?

3.      Economic development

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Peru’s economic development, average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Peru?
  • Is there still a lot of poor people in Peru? How does it compare to others?
  • Is unemployment the issue for Peru?
  • How is income distributed in Peru and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in Peru?
  • How has quality of life in Peru changed over the years?

4.      Economic growth

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Peru’s recent economic growth, its key drivers and well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Peru’s economy over the past 10 years and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for the Peru’s economy in 2015?
  • What were the source of growth for Peru’s economy in the last 5 quarters?
  • What is the growth outlook for Peru’s economy over the next 3 years and how does it compare with others?
  • How has the growth outlook for Peru changed over the past few months?

5.      Economic stability (Macro risks)

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Peru’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the risk of inflation in Peru and how does it compare with others?
  • How healthy is the Peru’s banking sector?
  • What has been the return of the stock markets and how does it compare with others?
  • What is the fiscal risk in Peru?
  • Does the government have enough money to invest or continue to subsidize certain program? What is the likelihood of raising tax?
  • What is the balance of payment risk for Peru?
  • How good is the country in getting foreign exchange by the mean of commerce?
  • Does Peru have enough international reserves to service its debt and for import?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the PEN performed compared to other currencies?

Appendix 1: Key Economic Projections 2015-2021

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report October 2016.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Appendix 2: DOING BUSINESS 2017

Detailed rankings and scores for Peru and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency