INACAL Looks to Increase Quality in the Production of cacao and chocolate


In order to raise the quality and improve the competitiveness of Peruvian cacao and chocolate, the Ministry of Production, through the National Institute of Quality (INACAL), recommends the use of Peruvian Technical Standards (NTP) and good practices in the production chain of these products, which will contribute to the access to new national and international […]

Peru: Attractive Destination for Investments in Hydrocarbons Exploration


Peru remains an attractive destination for investments in hydrocarbons exploration, said Seferino Yesquén, president of Perupetro. «There is a group of important companies that are interested in exploring in Peru. They have expressed this interest during specialized forums in Colombia, the United States, among others». He also explained that these companies sent technicians to evaluate […]

Central Reserve Bank: Peru’s Non-Traditional Exports Stand Out in the Region


The non-traditional exports of Peru accumulated in the last 12 months (until may), an increase of 5.3%. This represents the second largest expansion among the main countries of the region, said today the Central Reserve Bank (BCR). In the aforementioned period, Mexico recorded an advance of 6.7%, Peru of 5.3%, Chile of 3.7%, while Colombia […]

Pisco Exports Would Reach US $ 7 million at the End of 2019


Export for pisco, Peruvian flag liquor, would close this 2019 in more than seven million dollars, surpassing the five million 800,000 dollars achieved last year, estimated the Association of Exporters (Adex). The association reported that this goal would be achieved with the different actions that the private and public sectors will carry out in order […]

Peruvian Manufacturers Achieve Sales for US $ 107 Million in International Business Round


The international business round of diverse manufactures Industry Peru 2019 reached sales of 107.3 million dollars to materialize during the next 12 months. This number loosely surpassed the 4.3-million-dollar figure initially predicted, informed the Commission of Promotion of Peru for the Exportation and Tourism (Promperú). The commercial platform was attended by 184 buyers from 34 […]

12,830 tons of cocoa beans stored in Peru


Some 12,830 tons of cocoa beans and another 3,008 tons of processed cocoa were registered in the first cacao stock census, carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Minagri) from May 27 to 31 of this year. This investigation had the purposes of knowing the available volume of cocoa grain and finished products […]

Peru: Copper Exports Up 4.9% in April 2019


Peruvian copper exports totaled US$1.312 billion in April 2019, thus increasing 4.9% compared to the same month last year (US$1.251 billion), the National Society of Mining, Oil, and Energy (SNMPE) has reported. The main destinations were China, Japan, and South Korea. According to the privately-run guild, copper shipments accounted for 29% (US$4.374 billion) of total […]

Peru: Cold Chamber for Organic Bananas Inaugurated in Piura


The 202 members of the Association of Organic Banana Producers Valle del Chira (APROBOVCHIRA) already have the necessary infrastructure and technology required by the export market. APROBROVCHIRA inaugurated a cold chamber for organic banana, which was co-financed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI), through the Compensation Program for Competitiveness – AGROIDEAS. The inauguration […]

California Avocado Marketer Excited for Peru Season


California-based global avocado marketer, Index Fresh, said it is excited for the Peruvian avocado coming to market starting late May. The Peru season started at the end of May continuing to early September, with peak volumes in July and August. “Index Fresh has been working in Peru even before they had access to the US […]