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Peru government to battle opposition over sales-tax reform
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru government to battle opposition over sales-tax reform

Peru’s government has signaled that it will reject a law from the opposition-controlled Congress to ease terms of tax payment for small and medium-sized businesses. Congress on Thursday unanimously passed  Full Article »

Peru reluctantly boosts ‘drawback’ subsidy for exporters
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 14, 2016 1 comment

Peru reluctantly boosts ‘drawback’ subsidy for exporters

Peru has raised the tax rebate known as “drawback” for small to medium-sized companies which sell goods abroad. Peru’s finance ministry on Friday enacted by decree an increase in the  Full Article »

Peru allows retirees to dissolve private pensions
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 16, 2016 1 comment

Peru allows retirees to dissolve private pensions

Peru’s Congress voted on Thursday to allow retirees to withdraw all of their private pension accounts in cash. By a vote of 84 to two, Congress overwhelmingly overrode a previous  Full Article »

Peru’s sol gains against dollar on China, Europe news
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 16, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s sol gains against dollar on China, Europe news

Peru’s sol has gained over 5% against the dollar this month to reverse all its losses in 2016. The sol traded at a 3.520 per dollar on March 2 when  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance pitches emerging-market investors in US
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Pacific Alliance pitches emerging-market investors in US

The finance ministers from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are showcasing their bloc’s economies and investment opportunities to investors in the Unites States. Peru’s finance minister Alonso Segura is making  Full Article »

Peru takes advantage of low interest rates with euro-bond issues
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 24, 2016 1 comment

Peru takes advantage of low interest rates with euro-bond issues

Peru issued $1.1 billion in 14-year bonds denominated in euros with a 3.77% yield to finance its fiscal deficit in 2017. The issue was the second time Peru has tapped  Full Article »

Humala vetoes law to allow pensioners to absolve accounts
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 13, 2016 Leave a comment

Humala vetoes law to allow pensioners to absolve accounts

President Ollanta Humala vetoed a law which would allow retirees to absolve their private pension accounts at the age of 65. The president vetoed a law which Congress approved unanimously  Full Article »

Peru passes temporary law to save Lima’s transport reform
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 2, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru passes temporary law to save Lima’s transport reform

Peru’s government has enacted a law designed to salvage Lima’s Blue Corridor bus system which forms a key part of transportation reform. Peru’s finance ministry had declared three key contracts  Full Article »

Second Lima bus strike fails despite political ammo
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 29, 2015 Leave a comment

Second Lima bus strike fails despite political ammo

A second Lima bus strike scheduled today failed to significantly stop activity in the city despite a political row between the city government and Peru’s finance ministry. After a bus  Full Article »

Lima and Peru’s finance ministry in row over bus reform
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 28, 2015 Leave a comment

Lima and Peru’s finance ministry in row over bus reform

Peru’s finance ministry has declared some of Lima’s Blue Corridor contracts void for not obtaining its approval for sustainability. The finance ministry has dealt a blow to Lima’s public transit  Full Article »