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Peru Investment

Peru Investment can be a very interesting option now a days. With major unstable economies in USA and Europe, many investors are looking at emerging countries such as Peru. The goverment is trying to attract foreign and local investment in all sectors.

The goverment has come up with measures to encorage investment such as lower trade barriers, eliminate restrictions and open the economy to foreign investment. As a result of that, Peru is one of the most open investment countries in the world.

The country has incredible natural resources and it is the third biggest in South America. During the last years, it has reduced poverty from 50 to 30% and the unemployment is around 3% in Lima (the capital) and 10% in other regions.

The agriculture is one of the most powerful sectors in Peru, and the main exports are copper, gold, zinc and crude oil. It is estimated that only a 10% of the overall national territory with mining potential has been explored.

Peru Investment Main Facts

  • Peru´s economy has been steadily growing during the last 8 years
  • The internal consumption expectations are very high
  • Many investment projects, mainly in public infrastructure and agricultural trade
  • GDP increased by 8.93% in 2010
  • Diversification of exports (mining, agricultural, fishery , hydrocarbon products and several manufactured products)
  • Due to the diversity of historical sites and regions, Tourism one of the most interesting investing sectors in Peru
  • Elimination of price control and restrictions on foreign direct investments
  • Peru is the fifth major gold producer in the world

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    Maria Parado de Bellido

    Andrea Maria Parado de Bellido was born in Huamanga, Ayacucho, July 5, 1777. When she was only 15 years old, she married Mariano Bellido and had 7 children.

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    Manco Inca Yupanqui

    Manco Inca Yupanqui was born in 1515 in Cusco for some people, for others in Tiahuanaco. His parents were the Emperor Huayna Capac and the Coya Mama Runtu. As a member of the Inca royalty, he was raised by great amautas in the Yachayhuasi of the imperial capital.

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    Santa Rosa de Lima

    Santa Rosa de Lima day is celebrated on August 30th as a tribute to the woman who 400 years ago surprised Lima by its immense religious faith and vocation of service to the most needed people. Today, she is considered the patroness of the Republic of Peru, the National Police and the Nurses. And her home is one of the most important sanctuaries of America.

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    Alpacas in Peru

    Alpacas in Peru inhabit the high Andes above 3,800 m. The alpaca is an animal with an harmonious fine walk and slender body covered with a fiber called vellon. Its main production is the fiber, that has various colors.

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    Christmas in Peru

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    Yurimaguas Peru

    The District of Yurimaguas Peru, is located in the Huallaga River drainage system. It has an area of more than 2.500 km2 with an estimated population of 61.968 inhabitants (2005). Yurimaguas is the first district in economic importance of the province of Upper Amazon.

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    Miguel Grau

    (Miguel Grau Seminario, Paita, 1834 - Punta Angamos, 1879) Marino and Peruvian military, naval heroe of the Battle of Angamos. Miguel Grau was son of

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    Callao Peru

    Callao Peru is regarded by many people as a seaside suburb of Lima, in fact, it is certainly a city but can not avoid being overshadowed by its proximity to the capital of Peru, Lima. However, touristic infrastructure in Callao, is well developed and the charm of the surrounding sandy beaches is evident.

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    Peru Independence

    Peru Independence from Spanish rule and any other foreign domination was declared on July 28 1821. The Liberation Army of Peru left the port of Valparaiso, on August 20, 1820. The expedition consisted of 4118 men.

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    John Pescoran - Painter

    John Pescoran is a Peruvian American surreal pop artist (or just pop artist) who was born in Lima, Peru in 1980. John Pescoran is a notable and prolific

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    Cesar Vallejo

    Cesar Vallejo was a great poet from Peru. He studied at the National University of San Marcos in Lima, 1916. He wrote Los Heraldos Negros , one of the

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