The security company Securitas, in collaboration with the International Airport Jorge Chávez in Lima, modernised the airport security system to ensure better passenger safety and trust. The system monitors the terminal at 360° and 4km during 24 hours a day, to detect any possible risk.
The law put in place to relieve economic pressure on people and small businesses caused by the pandemic, led 10,888 financial clients to reschedule their credits.
Chinese Embassy in Peru assured China was willing to strengthen cooperation and investment in the country despite the pandemic. China is not only interested in traditional sectors such as mining or oil, but also in infrastructure construction and new technologies, such as 5G and artificial intelligence.
As part of a definitive agreement to acquire Plateau Energy Metals, encouraged by rising demand from electric vehicles and renewable energy sectors, American Lithium plans to consolidate its lithium assets with Plateau's Falchani project in Peru. In addition, it intends to strategically approach uranium assets from the Macusani deposit.
The Health Ministry announced that the mining company Southern Peru will provide hospitals with 20 to 60 tons of medical oxygen every day, responding to the increasing demand for COVID-19 patient treatment in the country.
The Ministry of Economy and Finance announced its approval of a support programme to tourism companies, including a 200 million soles ($55 million) fund. This Support Fund for Tourism Companies aims to help small companies in the sector recover from the pandemic.
The Peruvian Government announced the creation of the Support Programme for Micro and Small Businesses with a dedicated fund of 2 billion soles ($550 million). Businesses most affected by the pandemic, such as restaurants, hairdressers, hotels, will be able to borrow up to 60,000 soles ($16,500) with a 90% to 98% state guarantee.
The Energy and Mines Ministry missioned the state company AMSAC with mining remediation projects in Puno that will require a $18.2 million (66.9 million soles) investment. The purpose of these projects is to improve the environmental and life conditions of local communities that were affected by mining operations.