As the Sweden Public Diplomacy and Communications Office informed on a press release, Johansson “also met with various representatives of the Peruvian government and institutions, such as the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru, Jaime Pomareda, the Vice Minister of Resources for the Defense of Peru, Vice Admiral (r) Gonzalo Ríos, the Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Sayuri Bayona, the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Lima, Yolanda Torriani and the Executive Director of ProInversión, Alberto Ñeco”.
“Trade between our countries is growing strongly. In 2018, Peruvian exports to Sweden increased by 44% and imports from Sweden by 11%.”, Johansson said, according to the press release.
Currently, there are approximately 20 Swedish companies established in Peru and 50 Swedish brands represented by Peruvian companies. The majority is in the sector of suppliers of the mining industry but there is also a presence in the health, transport, energy and telecommunication sectors.
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