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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Andean Group - 2 January 2019

In brief: Peru

* Peru’s national statistics institute (Inei) has reported that economic activity in the mining & hydrocarbon sector fell by 2.52% year-on-year in November 2018. With the November results, activity in the mining & hydrocarbon sector has fallen for seven consecutive months. An Inei report explained that the overall fall in activity in the sector was driven by a 3.73% fall in activity in the metal mining subsector, which offset the 4.81% increase in production registered in the hydrocarbons subsector.