15 Apr 2020
Latin America: Region is likely to face a harsh recession, liquidity constraints and deteriorating public finances
Region quickly enacted harsh containment measures
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01 Apr 2020
Commercial risk: Various downgrades amid sharp deterioration of economic activity
Since it was publicly revealed by China that a new virus was affecting its population (around 20 January), the contamination has rapidly spread to ...
05 Feb 2020
Peru: Will the snap elections bring a new wind?
Snap elections were held on the 26 January. These snap elections came after years of political gridlock due to clashes between the executive ...
26 Mar 2018
Peru: President resigned under threat of second impeachment vote but country risk classifications remain stable
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, only in office for 20 months, resigned the presidency under the threat of a second impeachment vote. Peru’s ...
04 Jul 2017
Peru: Departure of third minister during the President’s first year in office
Peruvian Economy and Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne, one of the President’s closest confidants, resigned on 21 June. The resignation comes ...
05 Jul 2016
Peru: Election result signals policy continuity
On 5 June, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of the pro-business party Peruvians for Change (PPK) won the second round of the presidential election. ...
Country Risk Assessment Peru
Over the last decade, Peru has experienced an extraordinary macroeconomic boom. Owing to beneficial external conditions and supported by a solid ...
01 Aug 2012
Third cabinet reshuffle in one year
Amid unrest over controversial mining projects, President Humala has appointed a new Prime Minister, Juan Jimenez, the former minister of ...