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The level of proficiency in English varies widely among Peruvian business executives - many understand and read more fluently than they are willing or able to speak, and therefore an interpreter may be useful.

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PERU'S MARKET INSIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

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FACTS

  • Imports from Peru A$209 million
  • Exports to Peru A$141 million
  • Capital Lima
  • Official Languages Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
  • Area 1,285,000 sq km
  • Population 30.9 million

Events

UECA Mission to Latin America 2015
27 Aug 2015
Participate in the second UECA mission to Latin America and learn first-hand about emerging opportun ...
EDUEXPOS Latin America 2015 – second semester
1 Sep 2015
Promote your institution at EDUEXPOS education fairs in Latin America.
Perumin - Extemin 2015
21 Sep 2015
Participating in the Australian National Pavilion at EXTEMIN is an ideal way to network and develop ...

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Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Peru and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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Smartraveller

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Peru. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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Business risks

Bribery of Foreign Officials

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a voluntary mechanism which promotes and supports improved governance in resource-rich countries through the full publication and verification of company payments and government revenues from oil, gas, and mining.

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OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Multinational Enterprises should be aware of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises that provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business behaviour in a variety of areas, consistent with applicable domestic laws. These Guidelines are endorsed and promoted by the Australian Government.

APEC Business Travel Card Scheme

Managed by the Department of Immigration, the APEC Business Travel Card Scheme was developed to make travelling within the 21 APEC member countries much simpler and more efficient.

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