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Peru-Australia Trade Agreement “Most Ambitious So Far”

Peru-Australia Trade Agreement “Most Ambitious So Far”

After completing negotiations three months ago, Peru and Australia signed a free trade agreement this week, “the most ambitious bilateral agreement signed so far by Peru,” according to Trade and Tourism minister Enrique Ferreyros. The Peru-Australia Trade Agreement, PAFTA, “will bring us even closer to one of the most important […]

Potato Farmers Lift Strike, Reach Agreement with Agriculture

Potato Farmers Lift Strike, Reach Agreement with Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture and potato farmers reached an agreement on several demands late Wednesday evening, following a “fruitful dialogue.” The announcement was made by President Kuczynski, a first success achieved by his new Agriculture minister, Jose Arista, and welcome news to the President who has faced two weeks of heavy […]

Potato Farmers Protest Sharp Drop in Prices

Potato Farmers Protest Sharp Drop in Prices

Potato farmers in several regions of the country began a 72-hour strike on Jan. 9 to demand emergency measures in the sector and to protest the drop in potato prices. Roads were blocked by protestors in the central and southern Andes, in Junin, Pasco, Ayacucho, Huancavelica and Huanuco. And also […]

Peru Exports: Avocados to India and Blueberries to China

Peru Exports: Avocados to India and Blueberries to China

Peru is expected to be exporting Hass avocados to India by the end of 2016, following five years of technical negotiations and India’s recent approval of the plant health standards guaranteed by Peru’s national agricultural health service, Senasa. “Through Senasa, we’re aiming to double by 2021 the agroexport values achieved […]