Overview

Over the last decade, Peru has performed as one of the fastest-growing, more dynamic and stable economies in Latin America, with an average GDP growth rate of 5.5%. This has enabled to reduce poverty rate from 48.5% in 2004 to 21.8% in 2015 and extreme poverty rate from 17.4% to 4.1%.

Thanks to solid economic policies applied since the 1990s, which included a number of measures towards responsible macroeconomics, investor-friendly policies, trade liberalization, among others, Peru has achieved a well-known position as a medium size emergent economy of an attractive country for investment.