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Macroeconomic Forecast Peru

August 2012 | Macroeconomic Forecasts

Peru's trade balance has dipped into negative territory in recent months, posting deficits of US$143.8mn in April and US$161.9mn in May, on the back of slowing Chinese demand for the country's commodity exports and moderating metals prices. While we maintain our view that Peru's trade account will post a US$9.86bn surplus this year, a significant and sustained deterioration of prices and demand would pose a major downside risk to our forecast.

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