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Cheryl Harvey, Seeds of Ayllu Founder Discusses Doing Business in Guatemala and Peru

Cheryl Harvey, Seeds of Ayllu Founder Discusses Doing Business in Guatemala and Peru

Cheryl Harvey shares her perspectives on the challenges of doing business in Guatemala and Peru as a British business owner. Biz Latin Hub's Carina Zambrano had the pleasure of connecting with Cheryl Harvey, Founder and Mindful Director of Seeds of Ayllu Limited and former Country Manager to our office in Lima, Peru. We gained insight into her experience exporting high quality, nutritious, consciously cultivated Brazil Nuts and Cacao from the Amazon Rainforest of Peru and communities in...

What are Companies’ Corporate Compliance Requirements in Peru?

What are Companies’ Corporate Compliance Requirements in Peru?

The Peruvian economy has enjoyed two distinct phases of economic development in the last century. Between 2002 and 2013, Peru’s outstanding GDP growth with a rate of 6.1 percent annually and is now considered one of the fastest-growing economies in Latin America. Nevertheless, in order to take advantage of business opportunities in the country, foreign executives must be aware of all corporate compliance requirements when establishing a company. Regarding local industries, Peru’s extensive...

Data Shows Record Growth For E-Commerce in Peru

Data Shows Record Growth For E-Commerce in Peru

Find out about trends for e-commerce in Peru that indicate the rise in success for businesses with an online sales model. As we are living a new culture of social coexistence, purchases through e-commerce platforms have seen a considerable increase in many Latin American countries. Peru is among those countries in Latin America with the highest number of internet users, so e-commerce is expected to be significantly more popular in this country than others in the region. Measures adopted to...

Peru and the UK Sign Reconstruction Agreement

Peru and the UK Sign Reconstruction Agreement

In June 2020, the UK government won Peru’s bid for the “Integral plan for the reconstruction of the damaged infrastructure of the Northern regions of Peru affected by floods in 2017", also called the Reconstruction Agreement or Programme. This government-to-government agreement involves the reconstruction of Peruvian infrastructure and the construction of preventative measures against natural disasters. Parties involved in the Peru-UK Reconstruction Agreement The Reconstruction Agreement...

Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement: Promoting Canadian Business in Latin America

Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement: Promoting Canadian Business in Latin America

In recent years, Peru underwent significant improvements in its economic, fiscal, and trade policies. This is thanks to the establishment of favorable tax and monetary bases, as well as the promotion of its exports through different trade agreements (FTAs). One of Peru’s most prized agreements is the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement. Peru has achieved significant growth in foreign investment as a result of these initiatives. Its exports have managed to attract the interest of many foreign...

June 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

June 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

Our professionals report notable regulatory updates for June 2020. Biz Latin Hub’s team of legal and accounting professionals based across Latin America report the following notable regulatory updates for June 2020 in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay. In our regulatory update series, we report on legal and other reforms that could significantly impact businesses in Latin America. Note that this not an exhaustive list of all...

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. We received a range of responses from 75 business owners, executives, government officials and other specialists operating in over 40 countries worldwide. 57.3% of respondents are considering expanding...

Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Take our short survey and share your perceptions about the current and future outlook for doing business in Latin America: Perceptions of doing business in Latin America | Hacer negocios en América Latina We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what individuals and companies may be planning for the future. We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what...

How to Get a Business Visa in Peru for US Citizens

How to Get a Business Visa in Peru for US Citizens

Find out how to get a business visa in Peru as a US citizen. Peru is still one of Latin America’s best-performing economies with a solid economic and industrial background. Despite current conditions changing the country's economic landscape, Peru is still considered one of the most attractive countries in the region to invest in or do business. To do business in Peru as a US citizen, you will need a business visa. The Peruvian government is constantly making its best effort to improve the...

What is a Compliance Officer for an NGO in Peru?

What is a Compliance Officer for an NGO in Peru?

Forming an NGO in Peru requires a range of legal aspects, such as the nomination of a compliance officer. NGOs in Peru must create an internal compliance system with a Compliance Officer. This is a part of the work culture of an NGO in Peru and the organisation must enforce it. Find out about requirements for NGOs in Peru to work with a Compliance Officer. What is the compliance system for an NGO in Peru?  The main task of a compliance officer in an NGO in Peru is to ensure the...

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