TABLE-Peru posts current account, fiscal deficit in third quarter

sábado 21 de noviembre de 2015 09:32 GYT

LIMA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Peru posted a current account
deficit equal to 4.9 percent of gross domestic
product in the third quarter and a 3.3 percent fiscal deficit
, the central bank said Saturday.
    The central bank this week widened its view of the current
account deficit to 3.6 percent of GDP in 2015 and 3.5 percent in
2016. It maintained its forecast for a 2.2 percent
fiscal deficit in 2015 and 2.7 percent in 2016.
    The following is a breakdown of the results:        
           Q3       Q2       Q3 2014
 Curr     -4.9      -3.4     -3.1
 Acct as
 Pct of
 Curr     -2.351   -1.648    -1.597
 Acct      bln      bln       bln
 Fiscal   -3.3    +0.7     -1.9
 as Pct
 of GDP

 (Reporting by Marco Aquino; Editing by Mark Potter)