Toyota del Peru doubles importation investments, Falabella – Proctor & Gamble follow

Living in Peru
Israel J. Ruiz

With $18.73 million in imported goods, Toyota del Peru is leading Peru’s consumer goods importation market, reported the country’s Foreign Trade Society (ComexPeru).

According to reports issued by ComexPeru, Toyota del Peru has more than doubled the amount of money invested on importing products into the Andean nation.

In the first two months of 2008, Toyota del Peru has imported approximately 67.29 percent more than the same period in 2007.

Another leading company in Peru’s market, said Comex, is the department store chain, Saga Falabella.

With approximately $17.50 million in importation costs, the Chilean company has also invested more than twice as much money in 2008 than in 2007.

After having invested $15.42 million in importing goods, a 37.97 percent increase when compared to the same bimester last year, Proctor & Gamble Peru is ranked in third place.

Ranked in fourth, fifth and sixth place were Ripley Department Stores, Gloria, and Suzuki Peru, all of which increased investments in importation between 38 and 80 percent.