Marlon Broncano
Marlon Broncano

Marlon Broncano is Economist of BBVA Research Peru. His specialty is the analysis and projections of macroeconomic variables using econometric models and financial programming.

Previously to this position, Marlon Broncano was External Sector Analyst in General Directorate of Macroeconomic Policy of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Peru.

He is currently a student of the Master in Economics at Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and has a degree in Economics from National University of Piura. He has taken courses organized by the International Monetary Fund, as well as courses in the Central Reserve Bank of Peru and the Economic and Social Research Consortium.

Latest publications

Activity slowed at the beginning of the year due to the decline in public investment and mining production. Going forward, there will be a better performance .We continue foreseeing GDP will grow by 3.9% in 2019 supported by mining investment. However, in comparison with the previous report, now our forecast has a downward bias.
The international environment has been deteriorating since the middle of last year. In this context, it is interesting to analyze how this is affecting and will continue to affect the economic activity of Paraguay. This document evaluates the impact of changes in some external real and financial variables on the Paraguayan GDP.
We estimate that GDP advanced around 4.6% yoy in Q4 2018. As a result, GDP growth in 2018 would have been around 3.9%. This year, due to a strong increase in mining investment, but also more restrained public spending and less favourable external conditions, we forecast that GDP will advance 3.9% in 2019, a similar figure to that of our previous report.