Peru

About Peru

Peru is a country in South America in the Amazon rainforest region. This Spanish country is famous for the ancient Inca Empire.

The country has an upper-middle economy with mining, manufacturing, agriculture, and fishing being the top industries. However, the services industry also plays an important role.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionLatin America
Capital City Lima
Government TypeUnitary presidential republic
Official LanguagesSpanish, Quechua, Aymara,
CurrencyPeruvian sol, PEN
Phone Code +51
Important CitiesArequipa, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Iquitos, Piura, Cusco, Chimbote, Huancayo, Tacna
National DayFiestas Patrias (28th Jul)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking76 (Easy)
Primary IndustriesMining and refining of minerals, steel, metal fabrication, petroleum extraction and refining, natural gas, fishing and fish processing, textiles, clothing, food processing
Major Exportscopper, gold, zinc, textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufactures, machinery, services and fish meal.
Major Exports to IndiaFuels, Transportation, Footwear, Wood, Hides and skins, Plastic or Rubber, Machinery and Electricals, Vegetables, Food Products, Chemicals
Major ImportsRefined Petroleum, Cars, Broadcasting Equipment, Crude Petroleum, and Delivery Trucks, raw materials for industry, capital goods for industry and fuels.
Major Imports from IndiaTextiles and Clothing, Transportation, Chemicals, Plastic or Rubber, Metals, Machinery and Electricals, Vegetables, Stone and Glass, Footwear, Hides and skins
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaGlobal System of Trade and Preferences (GSTP), Partial Scope Agreement (PSA), Bilateral trade
Bordering NationsEcuador, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile
Member ofAmazon Cooperation Treaty Organization(ACTO), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Community of Latin American,Caribbean States(CELAC), Community of Latin American and Caribbean States(CLACS), Group of 24(G24), Group of 77(G77), Lima Group(GL), Organization of American States(OAS), Organization of Ibero-American States(OIAS), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council(PECC), Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. M.Subbarayudu
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Av. Salaverry 3006, San Isidro, Lima 27, Peru
Email: amb.lima@mea.gov.in
Phone: 0051 1 261 6006, 460 2289, 461 0371
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Carlos Rafael Polo Castaneda
Honorable Ambassador
Embassy of the Republic of Peru
O-2/5, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110057, India.
Email: secretary@embassyperuindia.in info@embassyperuindia.in
Phone: +91-11-46163333, 46163303