The Peruvian government has announced the opening of a Peru Abroad (OCEX) commercial office in India’s capital, New Delhi, Andina reports.
The revelation came as part of a supreme resolution issued by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) on Tuesday 19 November.
The new OCEX office will aim to help build and sustain Peru’s economic growth by promoting exports of its goods and services.
It will also seek to promote investment and business opportunities in the country, as part of the Peruvian government’s National Strategic Export Plan.
Mincetur plans to increase the number of overseas trade offices from 18 to 34 next year.
Meanwhile, Peru's Regional Exporters Association of Lambayeque (AREX) has indicated the fruit and vegetable sector could benefit from a number of free trade agreements down the road, with countries including Turkey, Indonesia and India.