Peru: Resources

Government Resources
Main Government Page peru.gob.pe
Statistics Office inei.gob.pe
Central Banks bcrp.gob.pe
Stock Exchanges bvl.com.pe
Commerce Ministry mincetur.gob.pe
Export Promotion Agency promperu.gob.pe
Investment Promotion Agency proinversion.gob.pe

Regulatory Agency Sites

Peru: Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health of Peru, also known as el Ministro de Salud del Perú, is responsible for the healthcare sector and monitoring the drugs released by the pharmaceutical industry. Additionally, it formulates public policy regarding sanitation. Its site contains statistics and news publications related to the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries in addition to basic information about common medical maladies in the country. This resource is only available in Spanish.

Peru: National Commission for Aerospace Research and Development (CONIDA)

The National Commission for Aerospace Research and Development of Peru, also known as la Comisión Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Aeroespacial (CONIDA), promotes the research and development of science and space technology. Its website contains an overview of the commission's functions, projects, and news. Only available in Spanish.

Peru: Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications (OSIPTEL)

The Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications, also known as el Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (OSIPTEL), sets tariffs for public telecommunications services. OSIPTEL also issues regulations to communications producers, deals with sector complaints, and supervises broadcasts. OSIPTEL's website provides background information on the functions of the agency, news about the Peruvian telecommunications industry, and contact information. This website is mainly available in Spanish, although there is some English information available.

Other Resources

Export.gov: Peru

This is a sub-section within the official U.S. Commercial Service website for the country of Peru. It provides information about doing business in Peru including general business information, market and industry reports, financial programs, travel information, and trade relations between the U.S. and Peru. The site also includes pages which contain information about trade events and services for US companies wishing to do business in Peru as well as a directory of links to useful Peruvian websites. 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, also known as Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores del Perú, aims to develop an active foreign policy for Peru by promoting interests of security, development, and the economy as well as protecting nationals abroad. This website provides information on Peru's foreign policy, international issues, citizen services, and economic promotion. Only available in Spanish.

The Exporters Association (ADEX)

The Exporters Association, also known as la Asociación de Exportadores (ADEX), is a Peruvian non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of Peruvian exports. The site provides an overview of the business environment in Peru. It also offers trade statistics, exporter and importer directories, and trade opportunity listings. Only available in Spanish.

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