The FTA might exacerbate the animosity against mining companies


to the economist José De Echave the Free Trade Agreement between
Peru and the US will make worse the conciliation
between the mining companies and the some of the population in the
Andes region.
José De
Echave from the NGO Cooperación explains that there is a chapter which was
removed, it was about the requirements for American companies to hire local manpower
and acquisition of local products in order to create development centers in the
poor rural areas. This will be a decision of each company, but not a