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More than 50 Percent of Foreigners Who Visited Peru Since August 2006 Changed Visa Status From Business to Work

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The Immigration and Naturalization Direction (Digemin), a similar organization as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) reported today that more than 25,785 foreigners visited Peru from August 1, 2006 thru December 9, 2008. This group largely consisted of foreigners coming from the U.S., Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, India, Canada, Brazil and Spain who largely come to Peru interested in knowing the investment opportunities and then return decided to do it.

Out of the 25,785 foreigners, 12,813 foreigners requested their immigration status change from a business to a work visa.

As El Comercio newspaper reports, a representative from Digemin stated (translated to English):

In these past years, Peru has become one of the best options for foreigners given not only by its great tourism attractiveness, but also as a country where important business opportunities exist.”


Written by Catherine Castro

December 23, 2008 at 12:54 am

Peru’s Minister of Economy Visiting NY, Boston, London and Spain to Promote Country’s Economic Strength

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The Peruvian Minister of Economy Luis Valdivieso will be visiting New York, Boston, London and Spain starting tomorrow December 11 thru December 18 to promote Peru’s economic strength despite the US and global crisis, as Andina news reports.

The goals behind this tour named “Non Deal Road Show” include to:

  • Demonstrate Peru’s attractiveness and strength for foreign investments
  • Promote Peru’s commitment to its investment policies to improve its business environment and reduce poverty based on free market principles
  • Promote the recognition from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OCDE) as Peru became the 41st country to join the International Declaration of Investments and Multinational Businesses

Written by Catherine Castro

December 10, 2008 at 11:11 am