Peru to export leather to China & promotes handicrafts in Germany

Peru obtains permission to export leather to China

(LIP-ir) — Peru’s National Agrarian Health Service (SENASA) reported today that after an intense process, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) granted permission for Peruvian leather to enter China’s market.

According to a report released by SENASA, Peru’s Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) started this process with Chinese authorities in 2004.

“After evaluating our official veterinary system as well as every back up documentation certifying Peru’s health condition, AQSIQ accepted our proposal, after fulfilling the requirements agreed by both authorities”, SENASA reported.

It added that this new entry, granted in January, was given within the framework of the institution’s policies, which seek to expand the access of animals and their products to different international destinations.

SENASA reported that the Panamanian Security Food Authority (AUPSA) recently acknowledged Peru free of Newcastle disease.

“This made AUPSA Technical and Scientific Committee allow a Peruvian company to export whole frozen turkey and sliced frozen turkey for a two-year period”, it stated.

News source: ANDINA

Peru to promote fruits, vegetables and handicrafts in Germany

(LIP-ir) — The Commission for the Promotion of Peru (Promperu) will promote the exportation of Peruvian fruits and vegetables at the 2008 Fruit Logistic Show, which is to take place in Berlin from February 7 – 9.

On this occasion, Promperu along with 15 Peruvian fruit and vegetable companies will attend the event, considered one of the most important in the world.

In a joint effort, Promperu and seven Peruvian companies will also promote Peruvian handicrafts, giftware and decoration items at the 2008 Ambiente International Show to be held in Frankfurt from February 8 – 12.

This show, one of the most important in Europe, represents an important opportunity for Peruvian companies to display and spread national handicrafts in the European, North American and Asian market.

It will also allow Peruvian producers to start exporting giftware, pottery and decoration items with the highest added value, attracting importers to the Peru Moda 2008 and Peruvian Gift Show 2008.

News source: ANDINA