Archive for May, 2013

Finance Minister Sees Private Sector Investment Up 10 Percent in 2013

Finance Minister Sees Private Sector Investment Up 10 Percent in 2013

Economy and Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla said that private sector investments in Peru should increase by about 10 percent this year, daily El Comercio reported. “Our expectation is that [private investments] will grow a minimum of 10 percent this year,” said Castilla, who is leading a road show to […]

Toledo Sits Before Congressional Committee, Denies Wrongdoing

Toledo Sits Before Congressional Committee, Denies Wrongdoing

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo answered questions from lawmakers on Monday, and again denied any wrongdoing in the purchase of pricey real-estate in Lima by his mother-in-law. Toledo, who governed from 2001 to 2006, has come under fire since it was revealed that his mother-in-law, Belgian national Eva Fernenburg, bought an office and […]

by · May 28, 2013 · 0 comments · Politics

Peru Business, Govt Leaders Take Road Show to Middle East, Europe

Peruvian government and business leaders have traveled to the Middle East and Europe this week, as they look to attract investments under the inPeru program, state news agency Andina reported. The Peruvian delegation is led by Economy and Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla and includes executives from many of Peru’s […]

Business Group Welcomes Government Measures to Increase Private Investment

Business Group Welcomes Government Measures to Increase Private Investment

Peru’s biggest business organization said that measures announced by President Ollanta Humala last week, to facilitate private-sector investment in order to support economic growth, are positive. “It is a sign of confidence. We welcome that and we recognize it,” Alfonso Garcia-Miro, president of business association Confiep, told RPP radio. “What is […]