The Minister of Economy and Finance met with Moody's, international investors and British government authorities – Caritas

Minister of Economy and Finance Alex Alonso Contreras Miranda concluded an action agenda in London to encourage investment in Peru. Today he met with the UK Trade Policy Minister, Greg Hands, to address issues relating to government and investment in Peru, as well as UK technical support for planning and best practice in developing infrastructure projects. During the meeting, negotiations on the double taxation agreement were also discussed.

Likewise, Minister Contreras met with Mary Deron, Director of Global Sovereign Risk at Moody's, where he discussed Peru's sectoral and regional economic revitalization plan, and the country's commitment to financial consolidation.

Finally, he held a business meeting with investors, to whom he explained the lines of Peru's economic policy and the commitment to maintaining a fiscally responsible policy. Representatives of ABRDN PLC, Amundi, AshmoreInvestment Management, Aviva Investors, Bluebay AssetManagement, Eaton Vance Corporation, Mesarete Capital LLP, PGIM and Pictet Asset Management participated in the event.

“The London agenda made it possible to reveal the benefits of the country and the macroeconomic strengths that Peru maintains, despite the social and political turmoil it has experienced in recent days. “Investors from Europe and other regions have told us that the management of the Peruvian economy remains technical,” the Minister of Economy and Finance stated. And responsible.”

“We want Peru to once again become the economic miracle of Latin America, which is why we will work intensively to close the social gaps. We have the financial space to achieve these goals,” Minister Contreras added.

Today's meetings took place one day after participating in the “Peru 2023 Economic and Investment Prospects” Forum, where Minister Contreras was responsible for the keynote presentation to international investors, in which he highlighted that Peru has opportunities and challenges to face and that the goal is for the Peruvian economy to become the fastest growing in the world. area, supported in part by the Con Punch Peru revitalization plan.

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Minister Contreras began his day yesterday in London from Davos, Switzerland, where he participated in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Within the framework of the aforementioned event, the Minister met with the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Ilan Goldwagen; With the Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Matthias Cormann; As well as with investors from different regions. In Davos, the Minister also participated in meetings on the future of growth, the Latin American Financial Services Strategy, and sustainable solutions in Latin America, among others.

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