Peru’s olive exports increase 32 percent, Arequipa exports increase 147 percent

Canadian companies interested in Peru’s environmental sector

Canadian business leaders plan to invest in Peru’s environmental sector given the increased interest of Peru-based companies in environment conservation and resource conservation, said Canadian ambassador to Peru, Geneviève des Rivières. Ambassador Geneviéve des Riviéres explained that when a Canadian company comes into the country, it brings its experience, but its greater contribution is the creation of more jobs. (ANDINA – click here to read complete article)

Peru Moda 2008 designers expect sales of $850 thousand

Twenty Peruvian small enterprises that will participate at Peru Moda 2008, one of the most important fashion shows in Latin America, expect to generate sales of 850 thousand dollars. 500 foreign companies will attend Peru Moda 2008 from April 23 to 25. The 20 companies, 18 located in Lima and 2 in Arequipa, will exhibit a wide collection of alpaca and cotton garments for men and women, with a variety of designs created by a team led by Miguel Valdivia. (ANDINA – click here to read complete article)

Peru’s olive exports rose 32% to $3.4 million in January-February 2008

Driven by a growing world demand, Peru’s olive exports totaled 3.43 million dollars in the first two months of 2008, a 32 percent increase compared to the $ 2.6 million in the same period of 2007, reported today the Peruvian Exporters’ Association (Adex). The main destination market for Peruvian olives was Brazil which accounted for $451 thousand, followed by the United States with $376 thousand, Chile ($291 thousand), Sweden, Australia, Colombia and Ecuador, among others. (ANDINA – click here to read complete article)

Arequipa’s exports increased by 147%

he southern region of Arequipa has registered a 147 percent increase in its export volume last year, higher that the 104 percent rise registered in 2006, said the regional manager of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Rocío Cervantes Mansilla. “In 2006, Arequipa’s exports totaled 834,560 soles. Last year, exports experienced a significant growth amounting to two million 59,549 soles (which accounts for 7.5 percent of Peru’s total exports). (ANDINA – click here to read complete article)

Peru’s President to inaugurate new pier in Talara

Peruvian president Alan García Pérez will visit the northern province of Talara (Piura), where he is to inaugurate a new fishing pier. The opening ceremony will start at 11:30 a.m. (16:30GMT) in the town of Pariñas in Talara. Earlier, at 08:00hours (13:00 GMT), Alan García inaugurated the natural gas station GNV-GNC, of the company Clean Energy of Peru. The ceremony was held between the avenues Universitaria and Materiales , at Cercado de Lima. (ANDINA – click here to see article)