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Law may open foreign investment in Peru’s border regions
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 5, 2016 1 comment

Law may open foreign investment in Peru’s border regions

Legislators in Tacna and Tumbes are looking to attract hundreds of millions of dollars in investment by amending Peru’s Constitution to allow foreign capital into border regions. Article 71 of  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance trade pact aims to build regional value chains
Posted by Colin Post on May 3, 2016 1 comment

Pacific Alliance trade pact aims to build regional value chains

The Pacific Alliance free trade agreement eliminates member countries’ tariffs on 92% of imports and exports with the aim of developing regional value chains. The free trade agreement for the  Full Article »

Would Veronika Mendoza move Peru closer to Venezuela?
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Would Veronika Mendoza move Peru closer to Venezuela?

A look at Veronika Mendoza’s policies for 2016 elections after the leftist presidential candidate’s controversial remarks about Venezuela. As her candidacy was set for a jump into fourth place in  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 »

After signing, Peru looks to ratify Trans-Pacific Partnership
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 4, 2016 Leave a comment

After signing, Peru looks to ratify Trans-Pacific Partnership

Peru and 11 other countries including the United States formally signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in New Zealand on Thursday. With 12 member countries whose population of 800 million make  Full Article »

Peru delegation makes ‘emerging-market’ case in New York
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 15, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru delegation makes ‘emerging-market’ case in New York

Peru’s finance minister and other business leaders met with MSCI directors in New York yesterday to make the case against reclassifying the Lima stock exchange. Last month the MSCI index  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance further integrates capital markets, infrastructure
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 3, 2015 Leave a comment

Pacific Alliance further integrates capital markets, infrastructure

Officials from Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico have agreed to increased integration in capital markets, infrastructure, immigration and medicine. The four member countries concluded their tenth Pacific Alliance summit today in  Full Article »

Chile angered by Humala’s support for Bolivia in territory dispute
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 25, 2015 Leave a comment

Chile angered by Humala’s support for Bolivia in territory dispute

A new diplomatic spat has risen with Chile over Peru’s declared support for Bolivia in its claim for sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean. Chile President Michelle Bachelet canceled a meeting  Full Article »