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Peru president lends loud voice in defending free trade
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 21, 2016 1 comment

Peru president lends loud voice in defending free trade

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) concluded its annual summit in Lima last week by declaring its commitment to free trade amid a wave of populism. Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski  Full Article »

Chinese miners evaluating pending bid for Peru’s La Oroya smelter
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 6, 2016 2 comments

Chinese miners evaluating pending bid for Peru’s La Oroya smelter

Peru’s government will likely ease sulfur dioxide emissions limits to attract investors to an auction for the La Oroya polymetallic smelter in early 2017. The director of Dirige, the company  Full Article »

Peru: Chinese imports devastate Lima’s garment district
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 20, 2016 1 comment

Peru: Chinese imports devastate Lima’s garment district

Alleged dumping of Chinese textiles into Peru threatens hundreds of thousands of jobs in Gamarra, Lima’s historic garment district. Over 200,000 jobs have been lost and another 400,000 are at  Full Article »

Peru president courts Chinese investment in first international trip
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 13, 2016 1 comment

Peru president courts Chinese investment in first international trip

Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is in China for his first official visit abroad to court investment in Peruvian mining and infrastructure projects. Kuczynski will meet with government and business  Full Article »

Peru steelmaker closes plant, cites dumping from China
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru steelmaker closes plant, cites dumping from China

Peru steelmaker Aceros Arequipa announced it will close its plant in Arequipa due to its inability to compete with cheap steel imports from China. The company said in a statement  Full Article »

Peru’s copper production grows 41% in January
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 3, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s copper production grows 41% in January

Production at Peru’s copper mines in January increased 40.6% over the same month in 2015. Led by Cusco’s Constancia and Junin’s Toromocho mines, Peru produced 157,328 tons of copper in  Full Article »

Distressed Chinese firm to sell Peru’s largest fishery
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Distressed Chinese firm to sell Peru’s largest fishery

Financial problems have forced Pacific Andes International Holdings (PAIH) to sell its Peruvian subsidiary, China Fishery Group. After revenue dropped 12% last June, problems at China Fishery Group became apparent  Full Article »

What will the emerging-markets bubble mean for Peru?
Posted by Charles Avery on Dec 16, 2015 1 comment

What will the emerging-markets bubble mean for Peru?

For over a decade, emerging markets have been the darlings of the world economy. For many of the preeminent countries in that set, however, the boom period is over. Russia  Full Article »

Workers call indefinite strike at southern Peru iron mine
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 22, 2015 Leave a comment

Workers call indefinite strike at southern Peru iron mine

Mineworkers have announced an indefinite strike at the Marcona iron mine in the Ica state of southern Peru. The strike which began at 8 a.m. yesterday morning has completely halted  Full Article »