Call centers to set up shop in Peru

A total of 21 call centers may set up shop in Peru during 2007.
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(LIP-jl) — According to the Peruvian governmental investment promotion agency ProInversion, 9 call centers are ready to be implemented in Lima and in other cities throughout Peru. ProInversion also claims 12 other companies are evaluating the possibility of setting up operations in the Andean nation.

In addition to Lima, provincial cities such as Arequipa, Chiclayo, and Trujillo are asserting themselves as potential homes for the 9 international call centers who will provide customer service and sales operations to all of Latin America, Spain, and the United States.The investment promotion agency also commented that the 9 call centers will generate roughly 9,000 new jobs in 2007.

According to ProInversion’s Chief of Investments Harry Chang, 4 of the 9 companies have already begun preliminary measures to start operations while the other 5 are slated to begin the same measures sometime during the next few months.

The four companies who have already started pre-operative activities are: Lexicon Marketing -expected to be inaugurated next week, GSS, Digitech, and Vidisa, all of which have already begun to hire and train personnel.