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  • 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


EDUEXPOS Latin America 2015 – first semester
13 Feb 2015 - 26 Apr 2015
Ecuador, Peru and Chile  ,
BMI Student Recruitment Fairs Latin America (First Semester 2015)
14 Mar 2015 - 21 Apr 2015
Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Chile  ,
UECA Mission to Latin America 2015
27 Aug 2015 - 4 Sep 2015
Argentina, Peru and Mexico  ,
Perumin - Extemin 2015
21 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015
Arequipa , Peru

Last updated: 16 Jul 2014

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Australia supports APEC scholarships portal (Ministerial)
24 Feb 2015
Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb and Minister for Education and Training Christopher Pyne have welcomed the launch of a new APEC scholarships and internships online portal.
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Focus on mine health and safety opens up METS opportunities in Peru
9 Feb 2015
Australian mining equipment, technology and services are in demand in Peru as the country looks to address mine safety concerns.
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Robb to visit South America (Ministerial)
5 Dec 2014
Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb will visit Brazil, Peru and Chile from 6 to 13 December to promote bilateral trade and investment, and to explore ways to enhance Australia’s engagement i ...

Doing Business

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 GDP has expanded at an average rate of 6.5 per cent over the last four years.
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    Peru is a republic headed by a president directly elected for a five-year term.
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    Australian investment is the most important feature in Australia's commercial ties with Peru.
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