Economy & Business - May 2022

As Castillo flounders, Peru’s economy switches to autopilot

Peruvians have tired of President Pedro Castillo. Even prior to his bungled responses in April to protests against rising consumer prices and the mining sector, some 76% of Peruvians disapproved of him, an April Ipsos poll showed. Yet whilst Castillo’s approval ratings are in the doldrums, the economy is ticking along at a steady pace – in no small part due to the government’s inability to steer it in the radically new direction that Castillo promised upon taking office last July.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1076 words.

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options

Intelligence Research Ltd.
167-169 Great Portland Street,
5th floor,
London, W1W 5PF - UK
Phone : +44 (0) 203 695 2790
You may contact us via our online contact form
Copyright © 2022 Intelligence Research Ltd. All rights reserved.