Below is a list of useful links for persons seeking to do business in Peru:
BCR - Central Reserve Bank of Peru
BN - National Bank of Peru
CONASEV - National Supervisory Agency for Corporation and Securities
ESSALUD - Peruvian Social Security Service
INDECOPI - National Agency for the Competition and Intellectual Property Promotion
INEI - National Statistics Institute
INICTEL - National Investigation and Telecommunications Training Institute
MEF - Ministry of Economy and Finance
MEM - Ministry of Energy and Mines
MIMDES - Ministry of the Women and Social Development
MINAG - Ministry of Agriculture
MINCETUR - Ministry of Tourism and International Trade
MINDEF - Ministry of Defense
MINEDU - Ministry of Education
MININTER - Ministry of The Interior
Ministerio Público - Office of the Public Prosecutor
MINJUS - Ministry of Justice
MINSA - Ministry of Health
MTC - Ministry of Transportation and Communications
MTPE - Ministry of Labor and Job Promotion
Office of the People's Ombudsperson
OSINERG - National Supervisory Agency for Investment in Energy
OSIPTEL - National Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications
OSITRAN - National Supervisory Agency for Investment in Public Transportation Infrastructure
PCM - Presidency of the Council of Ministers
Peruvian Government Official Website
PRODUCE - Ministry of Production (formely Industria y Pesquería)
PROINVERSION - Commission for the Promotion of Private Investment
PROMPEX - Commission for the promotion of Peruvian Exports
PROMPYME - Commission for the Promotion of Small Businesses
RREE - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
SBS - National Supervisory Agency for Banking, Insurance and Retirement Funds
SENASA - National Agricultural Sanitary Service
SUNASS - National Supervisory Agency for Water and Sanitation Services
SUNAT - National Supervisory Agency for Taxes and Customs Services
The Congress of Peru
VIVIENDA - Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation
If you are planning to do business in Peru, you will soon find yourself looking for local commercial institutions that promote commercial activity. The U.S. Commercial Service in Lima has carefully chosen a selected group of qualified local service institutions that guarantee English language service and experience in serving U.S. companies.
ADEX: Groups Peruvian exporters.
American Chamber of Commerce
CAPECO Peruvian Chamber of Construction: CAPECO groups together and represents companies involved in the construction sector. Capeco's objective is to provide services for its associates promote national development and improve the quality of life of citizens through construction activities and projects. It also publishes the construction periodical “Constructivo Magazine.”
COMEXPERU: Is a private trade association which gathers the most important importing companies of Peru. COMEXPERU also provides counseling in trade, statistics, access conditions, etc.
Commission for the Promotion of Small and Micro Enterprises: Provides business opportunities and commercial information.
Confederation of Private Business Associations (CONFIEP): Provides business opportunities and commercial information
Lima Chamber of Commerce / E-Camara.net: Lima's Chamber of Commerce is a private institution, with national and international presence, that congregates people and companies, and has the mission to represent the legitimate interests of its associates, ease the creation of links between them and give them business opportunities
Lima Stock Exchange
Mining, Petroleum and Energy Society: Non-profit business group dedicated to supporting mining, oil and energy companies operating in Peru.
National Society of Industries: Provides business opportunities and commercial information
Peru Marketplaces. Provides Peruvian business opportunities and information. The best wholesale/bulk Peruvian products, potential business partners, and up-to-date news.
PROMPEX:Is the main Peruvian commercial promotion institution. PROMPEX's website contains information on:
- Peru, Economy and Business
- Local Contacts
- Foreign Contacts
- Peruvian Products in the World
- News, Events
- Commercial and Financial Information
- Promotional Programs
- Institutional Plans
- Commercial Links, and others
Diario El Comercio
Following you may find U.S. government agencies that may assist you in tapping into foreign markets:
U.S. Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration
Part of the Department of Commerce; provides info on international trade.
Offers valuable assistance to help your business export goods and services to markets worldwide. From this site you can access a global listing of trade events, international market research, and practical tools to help with every step of the export process.
Trade Information Center (TIC)
Comprehensive resource for information on all U.S. Federal Government export assistance programs.
United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Export Administration Contact information for the Bureau of Export Administration and the function it serves.
United States Department of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration
Where economic and social change is chronicled, understood, and explained.
United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)64 promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic data in an objective and cost-effective manner.
United States Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency
The only Federal Agency created specifically to foster the creation, growth and expansion of minority-owned businesses in America.
United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Trade and Development Agency(TDA)
Export Import Bank
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
National Trade Data Bank(NTDB)
Regarding U.S. Standards Initiative in Peru, you may visit the following site: NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology
Library of Congress
Use of library catalogue, research tools, links to Congress, the Copyright Office, maps, exhibitions and a search engine.
Thomas Legislative Information
Everything you ever wanted to know about the United States Congress: major legislation, floor activities and member lists of both House and Senate, and an archive.
Small Business Administration
This site provides private citizens with detailed advice on starting a business. It also includes a library and search engine.
United States Department of Agriculture
The latest news, agencies, services and programs.
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service: Agricultural export information.
United States Department of State
This site tracks the political and economic climate around the world, including policy decisions, news, travel warnings, support for businesses and global issues.
United States Government Printing Office
An archive of government documents that links to other government sites.
United States House of Representatives
A site devoted to the current efforts of the U.S. Representatives (tracks pending legislation), along with governmental and educational links.
United States International Trade Commission
Provides objective trade expertise to both legislative and executive branches of government, determines the impact of imports on U.S. industries, and directs action against certain unfair trade practices." Includes news, tariff updates, trade resources and links to trade data from various U.S. Departments.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
USAID procurement and opportunities.
The White House
All the information relating to the executive branch, as well as links to all of the executive branches of the government, includes a search engine.
U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the US American people and economy.
The universal currency converter
Electronic Business Directory
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