August 16, 2022 17:31 GMT
- Castillo is weighing a third phase of the “Reactiva” economic plan to promote industry and competitiveness, Foreign Trade Minister Roberto Sanchez said to Exitosa TV. (BBG)
- The first two Reactiva phases were a 60b-sol business loan program that aimed to ensure the business payment chain wasn’t broken during lockdowns throughout the pandemic.
- Separately, the government — through the Ministry of Health (Minsa) — has extended the health emergency for 180 calendar days, starting on August 29, as the risk of damage to people's health persists during the current fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Andina)