Coffees from Peru presented to conquer global market


Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Rogers Valencia has presented the Cafes del Peru (Coffees from Peru) brand aimed at contributing to the proper positioning of this important national product worldwide. “The goal of this national and international launching (event) is to position Peruvian coffee under an independent brand, with a differentiated quality that can be […]

Peru: 10 popular spots worth the visit in Arequipa


Main celebrations marking Arequipa’s 478th foundation anniversary are just around the corner drawing thousands of domestic and foreign travelers to the White City, and providing an opportunity to explore its major attractions. Campiña de Arequipa. Foto: Ernesto Benavides/Promperú. Arequipa is the second most populated city in Peru. It is considered as one of the most […]

Peru: Nearly 3,600 tourists visited Chan Chan site last Sunday


Chan Chan archaeological site in Peru’s northern La Libertad region welcomed 3,589 visitors on August’s first Sunday, thanks to the Open Museum program run by Culture Ministry. The announcement was made by Maria Elena Cordova, head of La Libertad’s Decentralized Directorate of Culture, who said the number of visits on said day was 50% higher […]

BCP raises Peru growth projection from 3.8% to 4% for 2018


Privately-run BCP’s Economic Studies Department on Tuesday projected Peruvian GDP will expand 4% in 2018, thus revising upwards its previous projection (3.8%). Within this framework, BCP raised Peru’s GDP growth projection from 3.8% to 4.0% (2018), and from 3.5% to 3.7% (2019) due to a higher-than-expected expansion in the second quarter of the current year. […]

Peru: Retail sales up 9.7% in May 2018


Peru’s retail sector sales grew 9.7% to over S/3.2 billion (around US$978.5 million) in May 2018 compared to the same month a year earlier, Production Minister Raul Perez-Reyes said on Tuesday. “Retail sales increased due to the good performance of all sectors’ activities, mainly those of books, newspapers, and stationery items, as well as department […]

15% of Peru’s energy matrix in 2030 to be generated from renewable sources


The Peruvian Government has pledged to ensure that 15% of the Inca country’s energy matrix in 2030 will be generated using renewable sources, Energy and Mines Minister Francisco Ismodes said Monday. “The Government is focused on increasing the participation of renewable energies in the energy matrix,” he pointed out. In the case of the recently […]

Aumento de frutas tropicales en los supermercados de EE.UU


A medida que aumenta la diversidad cultural en Estados Unidos, cada vez más los consumidores buscan adquirir una variedad de alimentos frescos, como las frutas tropicales. Según Pew Research, la inclusión de las frutas tropicales en los pasillos y menús de los supermercados y servicios de alimentos proporciona expectativas positivas para los agricultores a lo […]

Caída en los precios del mercado del limón


Según un reporte elaborado por Agronometrics, los precios del mercado del limón en Estados Unidos se estabilizaron a comienzos del verano norteamericano después de un gran aumento durante la primera mitad del año. En abril, el precio promedio del limón era de US$ 37.10 por cada caja de 40 libras, un costo que es 115% […]

Incremento de confianza en la industria de la moda en EE.UU.


A inicios de julio de 2018, el United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA, por sus siglas en inglés), publicó su estudio comparativo anual sobre la industria de la moda en Estados Unidos. Los encuestados para este estudio incluyeron los principales minoristas, importadores y mayoristas de la industria de la moda en EE.UU. La encuesta, cubrió […]

Peru attractions inspire colors of world-class nail polish


Peru’s beautiful geographical, historical, and tourist attractions have inspired OPI —a world leader in the nail care industry available in over 100 countries— to launch its new Peru collection. The Rainbow Mountain and Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco, as well as Paracas desert in Ica region gave the idea to create flashy and […]