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Port ranking by handled containerized cargo in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017; source: ECLAC, Maritime and Logistic Profile, June 2018
Economy News SunflowerSunflower September 13, 2018 150   0   2   0   0  
Based on data obtained directly from port authorities and terminal operators, ECLAC, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, releases each year its Maritime and Logistics Profile which includes a ranking of 120 container ports in the region by handled cargo volume in containers.
Lima – the 4th riskiest city in Latin America
Economy News SunflowerSunflower June 27, 2018 663   0   1   0   0  
According to the latest “Lloyd’s City Risk Index 2018”, compiled by the University of Cambridge and the British insurance and reinsurance market Lloyd’s of London, the Peruvian capital Lima is the 4th riskiest city in Latin America and positioned 39th on a global level.
Tax increase in Peru 2018
Economy News SunflowerSunflower May 22, 2018 676   0   1   0   0  
Almost unnoticed by the public that seems to suffer from a severe outbreak of soccer fever due to Peru’s participation in the World Cup in Russia, last week the Peruvian government presented a new law in which excise taxes on sodas, alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, fuels and new cars powered by diesel or gasoline are significantly raised.
BrandZ Top 20 Most Valuable Peruvian Brands 2018; picture: mercadonegro.pe
Economy News SunflowerSunflower April 30, 2018 661   0   1   0   0  
Kantar Millward Brown, a multinational market research company focused on advertising effectiveness, strategic communication, media and brand equity research, published the results of the 2018 Most Valuable Peruvian Brands ranking.
Poverty rate in Peru 2006 to 2017; source: INEI
Economy News SunflowerSunflower April 25, 2018 1651   0   1   0   0  
Yesterday INEI, the Peruvian Institute of Statistics, published the results of the “Encuesta Nacional de Hogares” (National Household Study - Enaho); and the results are shocking. For the first time in over a decade poverty in Peru is on the increase again.
From April 1, 2018 the new minimum wage in Peru is S/ 930
Economy News SunflowerSunflower March 30, 2018 913   0   1   0   0  
As his last official act before resigning from office last Wednesday former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made good on one of his electoral promises and signed a supreme degree which increases the minimum wage in Peru.
Peru is the second largest silver producer in Latin America and the world and the top gold producer in Latin America and the 6th largest gold producer in the world
Economy News SunflowerSunflower February 07, 2018 600   0   1   0   0  
According to the latest report from the Peruvian National Society of Mining, Oil and Energy (Sociedad Nacional de Minería, Petróleo y Energía – SNMPE) Peru was the largest gold producer in Latin America mining 151 metric tons of the precious metal in 2017.
Strong increase in coca leaf production and coca bush cultivation areas in Peru
Economy News SunflowerSunflower December 13, 2017 1886   0   1   0   0  
According to the latest United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report the production of coca leaves in Peru increased by 10% from 96,304 tons of sun dried coca leaves in 2015 to 105,960 tons in 2016.
Fitch Ratings affirms Peru's long-term foreign currency IDR at 'BBB+' with a stable outlook. (September 2017)
Economy News SunflowerSunflower September 20, 2017 525   0   1   0   0  
Fitch Ratings, one of the three big credit rating agencies, published their latest assessment on Peru’s credit ratings. Result: everything remains unchanged with a stable outlook.
San Isidro, where over 50% of prime offices are located, is the most expensive district in Lima to rent or buy
Economy News SunflowerSunflower September 13, 2017 1226   0   5   0   0  
Renting or buying prime office space in metropolitan cities around the globe is usually extremely expensive. Latin American major cities however still offer much more affordable options.
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