"Your Guide to the Inca Empire"
About Peru History

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


  • Latest Updates

    Inca Trail Holiday

    An inca trail holiday will impress you with great lakes, snow-capped mountains, vast valleys and Inca ruins. The inca trail has stretches of stone stairs, with wooden bridges and tunnels dug into the rock. At night, you sleep in tents that carriers mount really quick. While you go along, it is inevitable to imagine the former worshippers of the sun in those lands.

    Continue reading "Inca Trail Holiday"

    Inca Civilization, history, business, investments, architecture, culture

    The Inca Civilization lasted for three hundred years from the 13th to the 16th century. Getting a true picture of Inca history is difficult because the Incas had no written language and passed their history down orally from one generation to the next.

    Continue reading "Inca Civilization, history, business, investments, architecture, culture"

    Travel to Machu Picchu

    If you are thinking to travel to Machu Picchu, probably the best time to go is between the months of May until October because the weather is drier. Do not miss a visit to the Lost City of the Incas, you will never forget it.

    Continue reading "Travel to Machu Picchu"

    Temple of the Sun – Machu Picchu

    Among the many intact remnants of Inca culture that can be seen in Machu Picchu is the Temple of the Sun. The temple was built in honor of Inti who is

    Continue reading "Temple of the Sun – Machu Picchu"

    About Peru History, Your Guide to the Inca Empire!

    Peru History is best known because the country was the home of the Inca empire. Find out everything about Peru history, geography, people, cities, food, culture, attractions, travel and much more!.

    Continue reading "About Peru History, Your Guide to the Inca Empire!"

    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.

    Continue reading "Maria Parado de Bellido"

    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.

    Continue reading "Manco Inca Yupanqui"

    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.

    Continue reading "Santa Rosa de Lima"

    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.

    Continue reading "Alpacas in Peru"

    Christmas in Peru

    Christmas in Peru is characterized by a family get together on christmas eve to have dinner with food that is very typical of this date, after dinner, family members give presents to each other and celebrate together. Christmas is the main festival of the Christian calendar in Peru.

    Continue reading "Christmas in Peru"

    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.

    Continue reading "Yurimaguas Peru"

    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

    Continue reading "Miguel Grau"






    Go from Peru Investment to Homepage






    About Peru History, "Your Guide to the Inca Empire"

    Inca Peru History and Travel

    | Homepage | Overview | Machu Picchu | Andes | Colca Canyon | Independence | Inca Civilization | Inca Art | Nazca Lines | Lake Titicaca | Marcahuasi | Manu | Paracas | Amazonas | Kuelap | Investment | Facts | News | Earthquakes | Geography | Climate | Christmas | Travel | Food | UFO | Lima | Cusco | Cajamarca | Puno | Arequipa | Huancayo | Huanuco | Loreto | Rivers | Must See | Coastline | Ayahuasca | What´s new | My Passion | Contact me |

    Copyright© about-peru-history.com 2008 - 2014

    Link to us | Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | World Travel Guides


    ADD TO YOUR SOCIAL BOOKMARKS: add to BlinkBlink add to Del.icio.usDel.icio.us add to DiggDigg
    add to FurlFurl add to GoogleGoogle add to SimpySimpy add to SpurlSpurl Bookmark at TechnoratiTechnorati add to YahooY! MyWeb