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January 11, 2018
Peru’s forest product market is expected to grow in 2018 after a slowdown in the construction sector compounded by heavy rains, flooding and landslides reduced market size in 2017.
January 2, 2018
This report outlines Peru’s regulatory requirements for food and agricultural product imports and updates the 2016 FAIRS Country Report....
December 29, 2017
For over a decade, Peru has been one of the world’s top performing economies, registering sustained high growth accompanied by low inflation.
December 27, 2017
Peru’s food processing industry is a dynamic sector of the national economy. U.S.-origin food processing ingredient exports to Peru are forecast at $202 million in 2017.
December 26, 2017
Peru has established a new price band for rice that aims to increase importing costs. The new price band uses changes the reference price from Thai to Uruguayan rice prices.
December 26, 2017
Peru’s food retail sector sales will rebound in the medium-term, benefiting from government stimulus measures seeking to boost consumer spending.
December 20, 2017
Peru’s international recognition as a gastronomic hub has created opportunities to introduce complementary food products into the market.
December 11, 2017
Peruvian rice producers are demanding that the government reinstate import duties for rice.
December 1, 2017
Peru's 10 year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops remains in force. The Ministry of Environment tests conventional imported seed shipments upon arrival which has raised concerns...
November 16, 2017
On October 20, FAS Lima and the U.S. Dry Pea and Lentil Council (USDPLC) hosted a cooking demo and seminar showcasing pulse flour as an ingredient at a well-known chef’s school in Lima.
October 31, 2017
Pacific Alliance (PA) members are meeting in Colombia during October 23-27, 2017, to evaluate the inclusion of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Singapore as Associated Countries.
October 31, 2017
Fresh table grapes remain Peru’s top agricultural export.
October 30, 2017
To increase exports of wood and wood products to Peru through increased understanding of the products, FAS Lima coordinated an educational seminar on the uses of Southern Yellow Pine....
October 25, 2017
Peru has published the “Warning Manual” for food labeling under the Law on the Promotion of a Healthy Diet.
September 28, 2017
The Government of Peru recently approved a reconstruction plan called “Reconstruction with Changes” for S/. 25,655 million soles or $7.8 billion dollars.
September 28, 2017
Peru's Consumer Defense and Intellectual Protection Institute (INDECOPI) initiated a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of U.S. ethanol on April 25, 2017.
September 22, 2017
USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) held a technical seminar to promote wood frame construction in Peru.
August 9, 2017
Despite the flooding and disruption caused by the coastal El Niño in March, Peruvian avocado production in CY 2017 is forecast to increase by 20 percent over CY 2016 due to new plantations....
August 7, 2017
Peru is forecast to continue being a major asparagus exporter, focused primarily on the U.S. and European markets. Asparagus production is expected to continue growing during 2017.
August 1, 2017
Blueberries now are Peru’s third most valuable fresh fruit export, an impressive leap from virtually nothing less than five years ago.

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