Archive for March, 2012

Peru Sets Prison Sentence Guidelines for Illegal Mining

Peru Sets Prison Sentence Guidelines for Illegal Mining

The Executive, in a move to bring widespread informal mining under control, has incorporated the activity into the Criminal Code and set sentence guidelines for convictions on charges of undertaking unauthorized exploration, extraction and development of mineral resources, and causing damage to the environment through such activities. D.L. 1102, published Feb. […]

Peru-Japan Free Trade Agreement Effective Today

Peru’s free trade agreement with Japan, signed in May 2011, goes into effect as of today and is expected to help Peru double non-traditional exports to Japan over the next three years. Under the agreement, negotiated between 2009 and 2011, tariffs on 99 percent of the products traded by both […]