Peru leads LatAm growth thanks to exports: official
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
LIMA, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Peru led Latin America in economic growth in 2017, thanks to a thriving export sector, Peru's Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Eduardo Ferreyros said Tuesday.
The South American country saw a 2.5-percent expansion in gross domestic product (GDP) last year, more than Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico, said Ferreyros.
Peru's exports grew by 44.2 billion U.S. dollars, a record high in the past six years, and one of the highest globally, he said.
"Peru's (export ...