The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the rise of the importance of cleaning services, that have generated around $4 billion soles ($1.08 billion) a year when considering the main 10 companies in the sector.
In order to boost the agricultural sector in Peru, the government will invest 65 million soles ($17.6 million) in maintenance activities of irrigation canals and drains, as well as in itinerant markets.
Southern Copper announced that it plans to invest $8 billion in its various mining projects in Peru, including the $1.4 billion Tía María project that resumed in 2019 after several delays due to local opposition.
Hyundai Engineering and Construction was awarded a $139 million deal for the site preparation work at new Chinchero International Airport in Peru. Hyundai is also hoping to later obtain the terminal and actual airport construction, worth $388.43 million.
According to the Production Ministry, the industrial manufacturing sector in Peru recorded a 7% increase in January compared to January 2020. This second consecutive month of positive growth will help maintain at least 1.5 million jobs in the country.
Engie Energía Perú was granted the final permission to build and operate the Punta Lomitas wind power station in Ica. This renewable energy project will require an investment of over $323 million and should take place during the next 39 months.