Peru’s economic situation is stable and attractive

19/09/2018

Economy and Finance Minister Carlos Oliva on Friday affirmed that investors have acknowledged Peru’s economic situation is stable and attractive. “Investors highlight Peru’s strengths that protect it from international shocks (…). The effects on Peru have been minimal so far,” the cabinet member expressed. According to the official, the impact on exchange rates has been minimal, and […]

Peru: Agro-exports totaled US$3.275 billion in Jan-Jul 2018

19/09/2018

Peruvian agro-exports totaled US$3.275 billion between January and July 2018, thus increasing 7% compared to the same period in 2017 (US$3.062 billion), the Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry (Minagri) informed. The most exported products were fresh avocados, grapes, and mangoes, accounting for 31% of the total shipments. Avocados represented 15% of total exports. The main destinations were the Netherlands, the United […]

Peru food industry consolidated in U.S. West Coast

19/09/2018

The Peruvian food industry has consolidated its position in the U.S. West Coast, as the outcome of 10-year-long efforts undertaken by Peru’s Trade Office in Los Angeles, Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) informed. OCEX Los Angeles was created in 2008 and has 13 States under its jurisdiction, including: California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, […]

Peru’s competitiveness, State modernization to boost potential GDP

10/09/2018

Peru’s greater competitiveness development and State modernization will boost potential GDP growth, Deputy Economy Minister Hugo Perea affirmed. “Towards the medium-term, we intend to boost competitiveness and productivity, which will result in sustained growth in the long-term and income rise for the population,” the official affirmed. “The other aspect is related to public sector modernization […]

Peru leads economic growth in LatAm

10/09/2018

National Confederation of Private Business Institutions (Confiep) Chairman Roque Benavides on Tuesday affirmed Peru continues to lead economic growth in Latin America, despite the complex political and justice-related issues currently noticed in the Inca country. “(…) Peru continues to lead economic growth in the region, and projections show it will remain this way in 2019,” […]

Peru seeks to export to niche markets through banana diversification

10/09/2018

This story is exclusive to Fresh Fruit Portal. If you would like to reproduce any elements of it on other sites or publications, please make a request to our editorial team at news@freshfruitportal.com — Peru is working on establishing phytosanitary protocols for the import of banana plants from Brazil. The Andean country, which is expecting […]

Peru could see record table grape exports in 2018-19

03/09/2018

This story is exclusive to Fresh Fruit Portal. If you would like to reproduce any elements of it on other sites or publications, please make a request to our editorial team at news@freshfruitportal.com — Peruvian table grape export could increase by 36% this season to around 45 million boxes of 8.2 kilograms, according to an […]

Peru: Service exports to reach US$8 billion in 2018

03/09/2018

Deputy Foreign Trade Minister Edgar Vasquez on Wednesday projected Peru’s service exports will expand 8% in 2018 compared to last year, reaching a total of US$8 billion. “Said amount would represent a historical record for Peruvian exports of services,” Vasquez told Andina News Agency. “We expect to achieve this goal with the help of Peruvian […]

Cajamarca becomes Peru’s main coffee-exporting region

03/09/2018

Peruvian Cajamarca’s coffee export revenues amounted to US$54 million between January and June 2018, a 41% increase over the same period last year, Peru’s Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) informed. According to Mincetur, Cajamarca positioned itself as the Inca country’s major coffee exporter driven by the results obtained in the first half of the […]

Peru to increase trade exchange with U.S. West Coast

27/08/2018

Peruvian products entering the United States’ West Coast will boost development and provide more capital to the Inca country, Peru’s Los Angeles-based Trade Office Advisor Ricardo Romero affirmed Thursday. OCEX Los Angeles was created in 2008 and has 13 States under its jurisdiction, including: California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Nuevo […]