Transports Ministry announced that international travel from Peru to Europe could resume, with the exception of the United Kingdom. Passengers will still be required to provide a negative molecular test and a completed Declaration of Health and Geolocation Authorisation.
According to the National Institute for Statistics and IT, the construction sector in Peru grew by 15.22% in January 2021, largely explained by a 21.12% increase in domestic cement consumption, and the dynamism of condominiums, office, mining and urban works.
The government is dedicating an investment of over 8.25 billion soles ($2.22 billion) towards transports and telecommunications infrastructure in the region of La Libertad. Over 5.26 billion soles ($1.42 billion) will be used for construction, renovation and maintenance of highways and roads.
The Central Reserve Bank announced that Peru's Terms of Trade (TOT) increased by 13.7% in January 2021, compared to January 2020. The 15.5% rise in exports prices of gold, zinc, copper and fishmeal and the 1.6% increase in imports prices explain the TOT growth.
Peru's Production Ministry announced it will release 26 calls for proposals to buy small companies through the 'Compras a MYPErú' programme, for a total of 565 million soles ($152.54 million). This initiative aims to boost productivity for over 4,500 micro and small businesses in 2021, it includes a budget of 155.9 million soles ($42 million) destined to the textile sector.