EENI Global Business School
Business in Peru, Lima

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Peru - Lima. Peruvian economy

  1. Introduction to Peru (Andean Community)
  2. Peruvian Economy
    1. Economic Profile of the Peruvian Regions
  3. Economic Sectors of interest:
    1. Textiles
    2. Tourism
    3. Services
    4. Infrastructure
    5. Call centres
  4. Peruvian International Trade (Import, Export)
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Peru
    1. Set up a Company in Peru
  6. Doing Business in Lima
  7. Case Study.
    1. Business Opportunities in agribusiness, textile, and services
    2. CAMPOSOL Group
    3. Creditex
  8. Case Study: Transport and Logistics in Peru.
    1. South Inter-oceanic Hub
  9. Access to the Peruvian Market
  10. Business Plan for Peru

The objectives of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Peru” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Peruvian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Peru
  3. To explore the Peruvian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Peruvian Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of the Peruvian Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Peruvian Market

Sample - Doing Business in Peru:
International Trade and Business in Lima - Peru

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Peru” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in America, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: American Business, World Trade
  3. Course: Business in the Andean Markets

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Perú Study, Master in International Business in French Perou Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Peru

Online Students, Master in International Business and Foreign Trade

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Peru”: 3 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: three weeks




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Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Peru

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC. Trade and Investment Liberalisation. Bogor Goals

Central Interoceanic Hub America (Master)

Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru)

The Republic of Peru.

  1. Peru is located on the western coast of Latin America
  2. The Borders of Peru are Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador
  3. The Peruvian capital, Lima (8 million people) is the largest city in the Andean region
  4. The Departments of Peru are Amazonas, Ancash, Apurímac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Ica, Junín, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima-Provinces, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Moquegua, Pasco, Piura, Puno, San Martín, Tacna, Tumbes, and Ucayali) and Callao
  5. Peruvian major languages: Spanish is the official language, while Quechua and Aymara are co-officials
  6. Peruvian Population: 31 million people
  7. Area of Peru: 1,285,216 square kilometres. Peru is the third largest country in South America, after Brazil and Argentina
  8. Independence of Peru from Spain in 1821
  9. Abolition of Slavery in Peru: 1854
  10. African Diaspora in Peru: 0.5 million people (2% of the Peruvian population)

Religion in Peru: Christianity (31 million). Catholicism (24 million) and Protestantism

Peru belongs to the Latin American Economic Area of the Western Civilisation

Peruvian Economy and Foreign Trade (Master, Course)

Peruvian Economy

  1. Peru has strong economic ties with the American and the Asian markets
  2. The economic forecast seems favourable to Peru in the next years, based on the foreign direct investment (mining, industry, communications, and energy), international trade and local consumption
  3. Lima is the economic, financial, and foreign trade centre of Peru
  4. Lima (8.5 million people - Source: INEI), generates 35% of the industrial production and 53% of the Peruvian GDP
  5. Lima is the home of the largest Peruvian and multinational companies
  6. Arequipa is the “city with the highest economic growth in Latin America” (Source: America Economia)
  7. The Peruvian agribusiness sector (Food and agricultural production) has grown significantly due to the dynamism in food products exports in the last four years (annual growth of 20%)
  8. The Peruvian telecommunications sector is one of the fastest economic growth in Peru
  9. Peru is increasingly oriented toward the Asia-Pacific (APEC and TPP)
  10. The Peruvian currency is the Nuevo Sol (PEN)

Chile-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Peruvian international trade.

  1. The Port of Callao is the largest international trade port in the Andean Community
  2. The main exports of the Republic of Peru are mining (copper, gold, molybdenum, silver, and zinc: 58% of the Peruvian exports), agriculture, fishing, hydrocarbons products, and manufactures
  3. The Peruvian exports augmented 13% and recorded 31,529 million dollars (3.5 times higher than in 2002)

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Peru.

  1. Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States are the main foreign direct investment (FDI) sources in Peru

Singapore-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Hubs in Latin America (Course Master)

China-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Colombia-Peru-European Union Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Andean Community-MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

United States-Peru Free Trade Agreement

Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement

South Korea-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA)



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