Articles by: Andean Air Mail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Comex Peru: Peru’s seaports hinder supply network

Out-dated infrastructure in Peru’s highly centralized seaport system is a major challenge facing the country’s supply network, according to the Foreign Commerce Society of Peru, Comex Peru. An article by Comex, which appeared in daily Gestión today, stressed the need for modernizing the ports so Peru can sustain its sizzling […]

by · January 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Business
Peru finance minister reports ‘07 economic growth highest in 13 years

Peru finance minister reports ‘07 economic growth highest in 13 years

Economy and Finance Minister Luis Carranza announced today that Peru’s 2007 economic growth was 8.3 percent, the highest since 1994. Carranza said the growth was to increased in private consumption and investment, Agencia Andina reported. Private investment, for instance, increased by 25.5 percent while private consumption grew by 7.4 percent. […]

by · January 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Business

Six workers trapped after collapse of two Peru mines

Two mines in Peru’s central Andes have collapsed, trapping six workers. The San Vincente de Vítoc zinc mine, in Junín department, collapsed on Sunday night, burying four workers. A day later, the Atacocha zinc mine, in Cerro de Pasco, the capital of Pasco department, collapsed on two more men. Agencia […]

by · January 9, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Mining

INRENA: 1.5 million acres of Peru forest certified

Peru’s National Institute for Natural Resources, INRENA, announced that 616,000 hectares, or about 1.5 million acres, of Peruvian forest was internationally certified for use last year. INRENA’s announcement is part of an effort to meet environmental provisions established by the free trade agreement with the United States. Peru plans on […]

by · January 7, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Business, Environment