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PERU NEWS

Invest in Peru

Agriculture and hospitality sectors amongst most attractive for FDI




Hotel development is set to grow at a rapid rate, buoyed by ever-increasing visitor numbers and the efforts of the business-friendly government to facilitate... May 08, 2017

Others | South America | Peru


Peru Extractive Industries

‘High-quality’ investors sought in minerals and hydrocarbons


Photo: Unido, Sebastian Castañeda, El Comercio

With huge potential resources offshore and in the Andean mountains, where which President Kuczynski says lie ‘the world’s greatest resources’,... Apr 04, 2017

Energy | Mining | South America | Peru


Latin America Economy

Renewed confidence in Latin America’s brightest economy


Photo: Presidencia Perú

The PPK cabinet has been working diligently to modernize the country and restore business confidence, while unlocking investments and infrastructure megaprojects... Feb 28, 2017

Government | South America | Peru


Tourism in Peru

Peru: Much more than Machu Picchu



A true feast for the senses, Peru hopes to double tourism arrivals to 7 million by 2021 Jan 16, 2017

Tourism & Culture | South America | Peru


Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Lima launches APEC CEO Summit 2016


Peru’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ricardo Luna, participated in the official photo of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade as part of the official activities of the APEC 2016 Summit.(Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs ©CC BY-SA 2.0)

On November 17-21, Lima is hosting Asia-Pacific’s leading business event, the APEC CEO Summit 2016, which draws the region’s political and... Nov 17, 2016

Industry & Trade | South America | Peru


The gastronomic & cultural tourism in Peru

Ancient traditions and a growing gastronomy scene provide unique cultural experience




Peru offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in a truly unique culture – one that balances ancient indigenous traditions with today’s modern,... Apr 09, 2016

Tourism & Culture | South America | Peru


Puno is a legend

Legends on the shores of Lake Titicaca




A sacred place for the Incas with both natural and artificial islands, Puno is a legend, where the multicolour festivals meet the quechua and Aymara past... Apr 04, 2016

Tourism & Culture | South America | Peru


Discover Peru’s ashlar (white stone)

Arequipa: noble and volcanic




Discover Peru’s ashlar (white stone) city with snow-capped mountains, volcanoes and deep canyons where the condor spreads its wings Mar 30, 2016

Tourism & Culture | South America | Peru


Cusco’s history

Cusco, sacred valley & Machu Picchu; birthplace of the world




Seductive, striking and natural, Cusco’s history lives in its streets, squares, valleys and towns. Next to the Inca jewel, Machu Picchu was built... Mar 25, 2016

Tourism & Culture | South America | Peru


Tourism of Amazon rainforest

Amazon rainforest, wild nature




Discover the mysteries of the cloud forest with the world’s greatest biodiversity and countless possibilities for ecotourism Mar 20, 2016

Tourism & Culture | South America | Peru


Enigmatic ancient figures

Paracas, Ica & the mysterious Nasca Lines




Vast desert etched with enigmatic ancient figures characterize the region where Pisco came alive Mar 16, 2016

Tourism & Culture | South America | Peru


Peru's Mining sector

Virtuous Circles: Mining and community involvement




Mining companies are today making the change from extractive approaches to inclusive, participatory approaches, working together with the government and... Mar 10, 2016

Mining | South America | Peru


“Driver for development”: Mining’s contribution to socioeconomic growth

Peru has become one of the most successful economic performers in the developing world....


Mining as an environmental change agent

Companies are now more careful in their operations towards environmental regulations


A great deal of geological potential: exploration of Peru’s mineral resources

High rates of production, historically high prices for producers, and favorable legal and...


Peru aims to double agriculture exports to $10bn by 2021

José Manuel Hernández
Minister for Agriculture & Irrigation

José Manuel Hernández, Peru’s Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation,... Dec 13, 2016


‘The time has come to resume our way on the path to growth’

Bruno Giuffra
Minister of Production

Bruno Giuffra, Minister of Production, discusses Peru’s economic growth, deregulation... Dec 12, 2016


Tech & teamwork boost ‘superfood Peru’

Ulises Quevedo
CEO of Grupo Rocío

R&D has undoubtedly been essential to Peru successfully developing its agro-industrial... Dec 02, 2016


‘Peru offers countless experiences, and we will be delighted to welcome visitors’

Eduardo Ferreyros Küppers
Minister of Foreign Trade & Tourism

Peru has led economic growth in the region for the past decade. Tourism, with average growth... Nov 29, 2016


Hospitality rises to Peru’s ambitious tourism challenge

Mario Mustafá
President of Costa del Sol Wyndham Hotels

More than just Mach Picchu, Peru has a great wealth of natural, cultural and adventurous... Nov 25, 2016


Enabling environment fuels gas expansion

Igor Salazar Zanelli
General Manager of Peru LNG

Peru LNG is a clear example of how large-scale investments can be carried out in the country,... Nov 25, 2016


Open trade regime and reforms target economic diversification

Alfredo Thorne
Minister of Economy and Finance

Peru’s Economy & Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne discusses the nation’s... Nov 24, 2016


FuXion Biotech: Ancient Andean and Amazonian heritage combined with the latest scientific advances in cell biology and human nutrition

Álvaro Zúñiga Benavides
Founding President and CEO of FuXion Biotech SAC

In 2006, after having worked for more than 15 years in the food processing and manufacturing... Feb 28, 2016


Hunting a diversified future

Barbara Bruce
President of Hunt Oil Company – Peru

United World talks with Barbara Bruce, President and General Manager of Hunt Oil Company... Oct 27, 2015


Opening up to the world with knowledge-sharing partnerships

Mario Alvarado
CEO of Graña y Montero

Mario Alvarado, CEO of Graña y Montero, Peru’s oldest and largest construction... Oct 25, 2015


Ferreycorp: constantly adapting to Peru’s times

Oscar Espinosa Bedoya
President of Ferreycorp

Oscar Espinosa Bedoya, President of Ferreycorp, Caterpillar's distributor in Peru since... Oct 24, 2015


Investment in a growing Peru

Daniel Moisés Schydlowsky Rosenberg
Superintendent of Banking and Insurance

United World sits down with Daniel Moisés Schydlowsky Rosenberg , Superintendent... Oct 22, 2015


Authentic nature travel since 1975

José Koechlin
Chairman & CEO of Inkaterra

Inkaterra works a holistic approach that generates added value in rural areas: it encourages... Oct 20, 2015


Sura Peru’s purpose: to build the families’ financial future

Aldo Ferrini
Deputy General Manager of AFP Integra

Aldo Ferrini, Deputy General Manager of AFP Integra, sits down with United World to discuss... Oct 18, 2015


New export strategies to boost competitiveness

Eduardo Amorrortu
President of ADEX

Eduardo Amorrortu, President of ADEX sits down with United World to outline Peru’s... Oct 16, 2015


An attractive time for energy in Peru

Igor Salazar and David Lemor
General Manager and Communications & Corporate Affairs Manager of Peru LNG

United World sits down with Igor Salazar and David Lemor, General Manager and Communications... Oct 02, 2015


"We still believe in Peru’s real estate sector and we do know that it still has a great potential to develop."

Jesús Blanco
CEO of INGROUP

United World sat down with Jesús Blanco, CEO of INGROUP, to analyze Peru’s... Oct 01, 2015


Millenarian Andean and Amazonian heritage fused with the latest scientific advances in cell biology and human nutrition targets the U.S. market

Alvaro Zuñiga Benavides
Founding President and CEO of FuXion Biotech SAC

United World sits down with Alvaro Zuñiga Benavides, Founding President and CEO of... Sep 29, 2015


Financing a diverse Peruvian Agriculture

Enrique Benjamín Díaz Ortega
President of the Board of Agrobanco

United World sat down with Enrique Benjamín Díaz Ortega, President of the... Sep 28, 2015


Potential 1.9m new customers

Agrobanco is the only development bank in Peru and serves the vast number of unbanked farming... Oct 27, 2015


Peru should address this industry with a comprehensive reform, starting by giving the national public policy of hydrocarbons the necessary priority inside the country’s energy policy

Beatriz Merino
President of Sociedad Peruana de Hidrocarburos (SPH)

Beatriz Merino, President of Sociedad Peruana de Hidrocarburos (SPH) sits down with United... Sep 28, 2015


Attracting investment to Peru’s growing economy

Carlos Herrera Perret
Executive Director of PROINVERSIÓN

Carlos Herrera Perret, Executive Director of PROINVERSIÓN, sits down with United... Sep 25, 2015



LOCATION:   

Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador

 

AREA:   

total: 1,285,216 sq km

 

CLIMATE:   

varies from tropical in east to dry desert in west; temperate to frigid in Andes

 

TERRAIN:   

western coastal plain update paises set descripcion = costa; high and rugged Andes in center update paises set descripcion = sierra; eastern lowland jungle of Amazon Basin update paises set descripcion = selva)

 

NATURAL RESOURCES:   

copper, silver, gold, petroleum, timber, fish, iron ore, coal, phosphate, potash, hydropower, natural gas

 

POPULATION:   

29,549,517 update paises set descripcion = July 2012 est.)

country comparison to the world: 42 

 

GOVERNMENT TYPE:   

constitutional republic

 

CAPITAL:   

name: Lima

 

INDEPENDENCE:   

28 July 1821 update paises set descripcion = from Spain)

 

CONSTITUTION:   

29 December 1993

 

LEGAL SYSTEM:   

civil law system

 

GDP - real growth rate:   

6.9% update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)

 

GDP - composition by sector:   

agriculture: 8%

industry: 38%

services: 54% update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)

 

AGRICULTURE - products:   

asparagus, coffee, cocoa, cotton, sugarcane, rice, potatoes, corn, plantains, grapes, oranges, pineapples, guavas, bananas, apples, lemons, pears, coca, tomatoes, mangoes, barley, medicinal plants, palm oil, marigold, onion, wheat, dry beans; poultry, beef, pork, dairy products; guinea pigs; fish

 

INDUSTRIES:   

mining and refining of minerals; steel, metal fabrication; petroleum extraction and refining, natural gas and natural gas liquefaction; fishing and fish processing, cement, glass, textiles, clothing, food processing, beer, soft drinks, rubber, machinery, electrical machinery, chemicals, furniture

 

EXPORTS:   

$46.27 billion update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)

 

IMPORTS:   

$36.97 billion update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)






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