Archive for November, 2010

Adex: Recent FTAs to consolidate Peru’s ties with Asia

Peru’s recent conclusion of negotiations for free trade deals with South Korea and Japan has consolidated its ties with Asia, according to the president of Peruvian export association Adex, Juan Varilias. President Alan Garcia signed a Free Trade Agreement with Japan last week during his visit to Asia and on […]

by · November 15, 2010 · 0 comments · Business

Peru’s September GDP growth second highest in 2010

Peru’s economy expanded by 10.41 percent in September, the second biggest growth so far this year, state news agency Andina reported. Peru’s GDP was boosted by the construction and manufacturing sectors, which grew 22.97 percent and 16.68 percent in the month, respectively. In the January-September period, construction has increased 18.22 […]

by · November 15, 2010 · 0 comments · Business
HISTORY OF PERU SERIES – Part 6:  READING THE PAST, RIGHTING THE RECORD

HISTORY OF PERU SERIES – Part 6: READING THE PAST, RIGHTING THE RECORD

By Paul Goulder – Special* to the Peruvian Times —– A simple visit to the Pucllana huaca has provoked some simple questions: Where´s the water supply? What language did they speak? What did their clothes look like? Did they write? We are at 200/500 AD and there are no wheels […]

U.S. plans to spend $85 million in 2011 for alternative crop promotion in Peru

U.S. plans to spend $85 million in 2011 for alternative crop promotion in Peru

The United States is planning to increase spending on programs aimed at developing alternative crops in Peru, part of an effort to combat drug production and trafficking, according to U.S. Ambassador Rose Likins. “For next year, our plan is $85 million under the bilateral cooperation agreement. We are well positioned in […]