Bodegas? Over 400,000 wineries in Peru? No! While there is a not insignificant wine industry in the country, in Peru the term bodega refers to small, mostly family-run corner shops you find in every neighborhood across the country.
After attending the APEC’s (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting, held last weekend in Hanoi, Vietnam, Peruvian Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Eduardo Ferreyros headed to Australia to continue working on eliminating trade barriers and facilitating international trade.
Years of an unstable economy, unpredictable financial policies and high- and hyper-inflation rates in the 20th century taught Peruvians not to trust their currency. Those who had the means substituted their savings in local currency for Dollar holdings.
The latest edition of Aptitus, one of the biggest print and online job markets in Peru, shows a quite interesting list of how much money people earn in the different positions dedicated to sales in large Peruvian companies.
Over the past week politicians, local and international experts and many more speculated about how much it will cost to rebuilt Peru after the devastating destruction rains, floods and landslides caused across the country.