About Us:

The Trade Commission of Peru in New York’s primary role is to connect businesses and people from Peru and the United States to increase investments, commerce and tourism. Our key functions are: provide information, analyze demand trends, promote new products from Peru, participate in trade shows, organize special trips or missions to Peru, among others.   Located in the heart of Manhattan, we strive to serve any parties interested in Peru and would like to start a conversation by e-mail, phone or through a meeting. If you would like to contact the Trade Commission of Peru in New York or set up an appointment, please call (+1) 646-455-0676 or send an email to info@iPERU.NYC. We will get back to you promptly.

Tourism

Peru is a very popular tourist destination with incredible archaeological sites such as Machu Picchu, Ruta Moche and Kuelap, along with beautiful and historic yet modern cities including Lima, Cuzco, Arequipa, Trujillo and Iquitos. Peru is the third largest country in South America after Brazil and Argentina. Its coast is on the Pacific Ocean, the Andes Mountains run down the middle of the country and the Amazon Jungle covers 59% of the land.  For sure there is something to captivate everyone in Peru. For additional detailed information on tourism to Peru, please visit the PromPeru tourism page: https://peru.info/en-us/tourism

Investments

Peru offers a wide array of investment opportunities in various export sectors such as mining, oil, agriculture, fishing, manufacturing, and others. There is a growing market with robust demand for rural and urban infrastructure, real estate development, tourism, retail, education, etc. For special Private/Public Partnership projects visit the Investment Promotion Agency of Peru, ProInversion: https://www.proinversion.gob.pe

Setting up a company in Peru: https://www.investinperu.pe/modulos/JER/PlantillaStandard.aspx?are=1&prf=0&jer=5761&sec=17  

Commerce

Peru has many unique and competitive products and services that are exported around the world. A few of the main exports include: metals, oil, agricultural products, seafood, chemicals, manufacturing and textiles. The Trade Commission of Peru in New York’s objective is to introduce new buyers in the Northeast region to Peruvian products; develop and maintain meaningful relationships with them as well as existing clients of Peruvian exporters; fostering the growth of business between Peruvian companies and those in the US.  It is important to note there is a Trade Promotion Agreement between Peru and US.  This Duty-Free status helps Peru maintain competitive pricing for its products, such as Super Foods Peru and Alpaca del Peru.

Services provided by the Trade Commission of Peru in New York for US importers:

  • Provide information about Peruvian products and possible providers
  • Promote Peruvian participation in events and commercial tradeshows
  • Coordinate trade missions or individual business trips to Peru
  • Work with American importers and retailers to promote Peruvian products
  • Facilitate international trade working with local authorities

Services for Peruvian exporters:Our focus is to help exporters increase their business by sourcing the best clients in the Northeast Region of the US. In this fast-paced market, this is not an easy task and requires a lot of pre-work from exporters to ensure they are providing excellent products, are well versed in all aspects of their production process, understand buyer needs, speak English, have a fast logistics process with excellent service and a powerful, strategic brand and message with a well-designed webpage. For the companies that are ready to compete in New York, we will work to match them with our database of buyers who are looking for such products with the possibility to arrange meetings, missions and inclusion in tradeshows. Special products or new sectors would require more preparation time to find interested buyers. Please check out these helpful links for new or small exporters: Ruta Exportadora Exporta Facil Sistema Integrado de Información de Comercio Exterior (Siicex)

Consulate and Visas: US tourists to Peru do not require any Visa, just a Passport with at least 6 months of validity. For a business or investor Visa inquiries or any consultation on these matters, please call the General Consulate of Peru in New York at (+1) 646-503-6935 or email visas@conperny.org/ consulado@conperny.org