During the fourth UK-Peru Infrastructure Task Force, more than 30 public and private institutions shared information about their experiences in infrastructure projects, mostly in the health and education sectors. The partnership includes a Plan for Competitiveness consisting of a 100 billion sole ($27 billion) investment in social and economic projects.
The Interpretation Center of Machu Picchu will receive a donation of $687,400 from Japan in order to improve its exhibition equipment, reinforcing the importance of culture in the cooperation between Japan and Peru.
Andean Airports of Perú awarded Herco Combustibles with the tender of $1.7 million for the improvement of fuel service at their airports. The project will be implemented in 4 months and will help decentralise the fuel supply service towards various regions of the country.
By the end of 2021, 75% of Latin American companies are expected to adopt a cloud-based application infrastructure. In the context of increasing IT development, the telecommunication and technology company InterNexa Perú plans to invest over $20 million in a data centre during the next 5 years, in order to turn Peru into the second cloud destination in the region.
The Peruvian State saved a total of 2.5 billion soles ($674 million) over the last five years, since the creation of Perú Compras that introduced electronic and standardised processes for public purchases. The platform enabled over 2,100 suppliers to sell their products and services to over 1,800 public institutions.