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Peru's March GDP likely to have grown by about 6%

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Lima, Apr. 22. Peru’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to have expanded by around 6 percent in March this year, said on Tuesday Luis Miguel Castilla, Peruvian Economy and Finance Minister.

 
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Three consortiums bid for Peru's $658mn Cusco airport concession

Lima,Apr. 23. Peru's private investment promotion agency ProInversión received on Tuesday the technical and economic bids of three consortiums interested in the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of Cusco's Chinchero international airport.



Quinoa production fosters development in Peru's hinterlands

Lima, Apr. 22. Peru’s President Ollanta Humala has stressed quinoa-growing is an engine of development in the country’s high Andean regions as it represents a unique opportunity of progress for all families living in this area.



Peruvian coffee exports to rise by 10% in 2014

Lima, Apr. 23. Peru's Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) has projected that the country's coffee exports will grow 10% to US$800 million this year as price of coffee in international markets improves and on production volume recovery.



Peru, World Bank team up for aquaculture development

Lima, Apr. 22. Peru has joined forces with consultants from the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Orgnization (FAO) hired by the World Bank (WB) to develop an innovative aquaculture program, it was announced Tuesday.


Peru's sol closes weaker; no central bank purchases

Lima, Apr. 22. Peru's sol finished weaker Tuesday at PEN2.785 per U.S. dollar compared with PEN2.778 in the previous trading session.


U.S.-based enterprise imports first Peruvian organic pomegranate

Lima, Apr. 22. San Francisco-based Pacific Organic Produce will be importing its first ever Peruvian organic pomegranate arils this week, it has been reported.


Peru gov't to award Lima Metro's Line 3 by late 2015

Lima, Apr. 21. Peru's government is likely to launch the bidding of the Lima Metro Network's Line 3 by the end of 2015 or starting 2016, the Andean nation's private investment promotion agency (ProInversion) said on Monday.


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