Peru is one of the most important countries in Latin America. Its
diverse characteristics include a variety of climates, a large territorial
area, significant natural resources, people with great skills and high
academic standards, and a solid economic and industrial background.
Today, Peru is considered to be one of the world’s leading emerging
markets, with a solid recent history of economic stability based on
an uninterrupted average annual growth over the past 14 years of
5.6% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), as well as a people who
are notable for their productivity and entrepreneurship. These factors
make Peru an excellent destination for foreign investment.


This Business and Investment Guide is a tool for foreign and national
investors, providing key information on the country’s current
economic situation and the principal tax, legal, and labor issues,
as well as on how to incorporate businesses in Peru, and general
information on how to invest and do business in the country. It also
contains a complete index of Peru's embassies and consulates abroad,
as well as contacts of interest to investors.