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Peso

The name of several currencies. The word originated as the Spanish term for a large, silver coin common in international trade in the 16th century. It is currently the name of currencies in several former colonies of Spain, particularly in Latin America. See also: Mexican peso.
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To fast-track human capital development, the government plans to invest 1.1 trillion pesos between 2017 and 2022 while it has programmed 609.1 billion pesos on programmes and projects aimed at reducing the vulnerability of individuals and families.
A weak peso increases the value of imported goods such as oil, which in turn, are recouped by traders by selling their products to local consumers at more expensive prices.
'With the [weaker] peso, exporters can somehow compete against imported products,' Ortiz-Luis added.
Grupo Aeromexico's revenue reached USD 28.7 billion pesos for the first half of 2017, a 17.5% increase compared to the same period of 2016.
No entanto, muitas propriedades nao possuem balancas disponiveis para a pesagem dos animais e, muitas das vezes a opcao e pela adocao de um metodo rapido e indireto que possa estimar o peso corporal.