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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 […]

Investment Roadshow Takes $17bn Project Portfolio to Asia

Investment Roadshow Takes $17bn Project Portfolio to Asia

A government roadshow is winding up a visit to China, South Korea and Japan this week, where it is seeking private investment for infrastructure and transport projects worth a total of $17 billion. The portfolio of investments includes Lines 3 and 4 of the Lima Metro system, water treatment plants, […]

Peru Eurobond Issue— A Lemon, Shows Government Financial Confusion

By Nicholas Asheshov ✐ The minister of Finance, Alonso Segura, is patting himself on the back for selling €1bn worth of bonds on the European market at 2.75% above the ECB base rate, which is as everyone knows  an eyelash above zero. This brings the amount borrowed by Peru on the international […]

Humala Talks Free Internet Access with Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Humala Talks Free Internet Access with Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Shortly after arriving in Panama for the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama, President Ollanta Humala met with Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg. Humala and Zuckerberg met for about 30 minutes in Panama City, where they discussed a Facebook initiative to provide free Internet access to low-income residents in Latin […]