Peru: Typical D-shaped Wari structure unveiled in Lambayeque region


A D-shaped ceremonial structure of the Wari Culture, which dates back to the Middle Horizon (A.D. 600-1000), has been unearthed at Huaca Santa Rosa complex in the northern province of Chiclayo. As is known, the Wari Culture flourished in the heart of the Andes, currently known as Ayacucho region. The first report of Wari’s presence […]

Peru: Giant squid, blueberries boost northern regions’ exports


Peruvian exports from the northern regions increased —in average— 16.5% by October 2018, underpinned by greater sales of giant squid (+75%), shrimps (+6%), and blueberries (+51%), the Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) has informed. It should be noted shipments of said berry broke a record after its campaign began. Mincetur pointed out exports from […]

Peru: Agricultural production to expand 6% in 2018


Agricultural production will register a 6% increase in 2018, mainly underpinned by agro-exports’ good performance, Agriculture and Irrigation Minister Gustavo Mostajo has affirmed. The Minagri head indicated 2018 has been very important for the sector, adding the figures posted this year have surpassed the numbers from previous ones. It should be noted the projected rise […]

Precios históricamente bajos del café reducirán oferta del grano


Bloomberg reportó que los precios bajos del café a lo largo del año 2018 pueden reducir los incentivos para que los caficultores expandan su oferta. Se cree que esto podría producir un alza en los precios debido a la coyuntura de la industria, pues se espera que el consumo del grano aumente a nivel global. […]

Tendencias dentro del sector de ropa de baño para el 2020


Sostenibilidad, combinación de telas y mejoras en el rendimiento de prendas de vestir son algunas de las tendencias transversales que están dando forma al sector de vestidos de baño para la temporada 2020. En parte, el mercado está cambiando debido a los millennials y a la generación X, quienes exigen cada vez más a sus […]

Top places to visit while in Peru


History, nature, cultural traditions, adventure, and other factors make Peru the ideal place for travelers who can never get enough of its astounding natural attractions and the hospitality of its warm people. The Inca country’s unique geography includes beautiful beaches, deserts, lakes, forests, snow-capped mountains, and tropical rainforest. All this —in addition to its cultural […]

Peru: Industrial exports up 11% in Jan-Oct 2018


Industrial exports totaled US$4.397 billion between January and October 2018, thus increasing 11% over the same period last year, the Peruvian Exporters Association (Adex) has informed. However, this expansion has not exceeded the figure recorded in 2013 (US$4.756 billion). According to Adex, the chemical, iron-steel, and metal-mechanic sub-sectors have already surpassed the results from 2013. […]

International Mountain Day: 7 highest peaks in Peru


Besides declaring 2002 the International Year of Mountains, the UN General Assembly designated 11 December as “International Mountain Day” in order to promote the importance of sustainable mountain development in the international community. As is known, Peru is home to breathtaking peaks all along the Andes mountain range. Below is a list of the seven […]

Peru’s Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum expects record visitor numbers


The Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum, located in Peru’s northern Lambayeque region, expects to attract a record crowd of 200,000 —domestic and foreign— visitors in 2018, Museum Director Walter Alva affirmed. The Lord of Sipan discoverer said November figures showed that over 180,000 visited the site until such month, noting the annual average is 160,000. […]