e-Course: Doing Business in Peru

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

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

The objectives of the Online Course / Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Peru” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Peruvian economy and foreign trade
  2. To evaluate business opportunities in the Republic of Peru
  3. To explore Peruvian trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Peruvian Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of the Peruvian Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Peruvian Market
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Doing Business in Peru” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, America, Pacific, Emerging Markets
  2. Doctorates: Business in America, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Business in the Andean Markets
  4. Bachelor of Science in International Trade

Course learning materials in Master 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

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

Example of the Online Course - Doing Business in Peru:
Course: Doing Business in Lima - Peru





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Description of the Online Course: Doing Business in Peru

The Republic of Peru.

  1. Peru is located on the western coast of Latin America
  2. Peru has strong economic ties with the American and Asian markets
  3. The Borders of Peru are Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador
  4. The Peruvian capital, Lima (8 million people) is the largest city in the Andean region
  5. 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
  6. Peruvian major languages: Spanish is the official language, while Quechua and Aymara are co-officials
  7. Peruvian Population: 31 million people
  8. Area: 1,285,216 square kilometres. Peru is the third largest country in South America, after Brazil and Argentina
  9. Independence from Spain in 1821
  10. Abolition of Slavery in Peru: 1854
  11. African Diaspora in Peru: 0.5 million people (2% of Peruvian population)

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

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

Peruvian Economy

  1. The Republic of Peru will lead the economic recovery in Latin America (6.25% of the gross domestic product growth)
  2. The economic forecast seems favourable to Peru in the next years, based on 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 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 telecommunication's sector is one of the fastest economic growths in Peru
  9. Peru is increasingly oriented toward the Asia-Pacific (APEC and TPP)
  10. The Peruvian currency is the Nuevo Sol (PEN)

Peruvian Economy and Foreign Trade (Online Course)

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 sources of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Peru

Chile-Peru Free Trade Agreement (Course)

Peru's Organisations and Free Trade Agreements (FTA):

  1. Peru is a member of the Andean Community, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and Latin American Integration Association (ALADI)
  2. Peru has bilateral Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with China, Singapore, Chile, the United States, Canada, South Korea, MERCOSUR, European Union, and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
  3. Mexico-Peru Trade Integration Agreement
  4. Pacific Alliance
  5. The Andean Community has Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with the MERCOSUR (Associated), Chile, Mexico, and Panama
  6. International Trade Relations with India, China, and Russia

Samples - Business in Peru

Hubs in Latin America

China-Peru Free Trade Agreement (Course)

Singapore-Peru Free Trade Agreement (Course)

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

Andean Community-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement (Course)

United States-Peru Free Trade Agreement (Course)

Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (Course)

South Korea-Peru Free Trade Agreement (Course)

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