67 Peruvian companies and 26 Chilean companies will participate to negotiate agro-industrial products, footwear, and services. This event is part of agreements by PROMPERÚ and ProChile within the framework of the first Bi-national Cabinet of Peru and Chile.
Promotion of trade among Peruvian entrepreneurs in the agricultural, services and footwear sectors of Arequipa, Moquegua, Tacna, Cusco, Puno and La Libertad with importers, distributors, and suppliers from Chile is one of the main objectives of the Binational Encounter Peru – Chile, to be held on November 22.
Both countries expect to make more than 200 contracts that project at least US $ 5 million in sales in the next twelve months. In the agricultural area, some of the products by Peru include olives, oregano, aromatic herbs, dehydrated mushrooms, Andean grains, grapes, avocado, onion, garlic, berries, roasted coffee, and chocolate.
On behalf of Chile, suppliers of software will participate in the management of safety at workplaces providing solutions for modeling, sustainable generation, and energy efficiency. Chile will also provide project development management, with an emphasis on CSR, environment, and sustainability for mining industry; electrical engineering, as well as technologies for the control and safety of work vehicles.
This activity will show international visitors business and investment opportunities that Peruvian and Chilean companies offer each other. Likewise, preferential buyers from other countries such as Brazil, Ecuador, the Netherlands, and Bolivia will participate.
The business conference is part of a series of actions and commitments that were signed within the framework of the first Bi-national Cabinet of Chile and Peru, led by Presidents Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Michelle Bachelet. This bi-national business conference is one of the initiatives is considered the third strategic axis of Economic, Commercial and Border Development.
The Peru – Chile Bi-national Meeting is organized by PROMPERÚ with the support of ProChile and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism – MINCETUR. It is worth mentioning the meeting for 2018 will be carried out in the city of Antofagasta, Chile.
Lastly, it is important to note that the bilateral relationship between Chile and Peru is going through a great moment. For instance, commercial exchange in the first nine months of this year exceeded US $ 800 million, a figure 8% higher than what was achieved in the same period of the previous year.