Peru to Open 18 Commercial Offices Abroad

Peru’s government authorized on Thursday the creation of 18 commercial offices abroad to promote trade, tourism and investment, the Ministry of Foreign Relations said.

In South America, the government will create offices in Bogota, La Paz, Sao Paulo, Santiago and Quito, state news agency Andina reported.

In Central America, an office is to open in Panama City, while in North America the government will open offices in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C.

In Europe, offices are to be opened in Brussels, Paris, and Madrid, in the Middle East there will be one in Dubai, while in Asia they will be opened in Tokyo, Beijing, and Shanghai.

Meanwhile, Peru’s state-owned Perupetro, which supervises oil and gas investment and development, said Thursday that it plans to inaugurate virtual offices in the coming months in order to promote development of hydrocarbon fields.

Perupetro president Aurelio Ochoa said that the offices will allow potential investors to consult government officials directly via the Internet.

By the end of the year, Perupetro plans to open offices in Alberta, Canada and Doha, Qatar, while in the first quarter of 2012 the agency will open offices in London and Paris, Ochoa said.

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  1. WOW what a great move for PERU it shows that humans can make this a better world.

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