Business, cultural and academic events will be held to promote rapprochement between producers, researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs and authorities from both countries.
(Agraria.pe) In order to enhance bilateral exchange between Peru and the United Kingdom and to promote the development and sustainability of national export chains, the Association of Exporters (ADEX) and the British Embassy in Lima have signed a cooperation agreement that contemplates a series of actions aimed at achieving the set goals.
The agreement was signed by the head of the Business Syndicate, Julio Perez Alvan, and the British Ambassador to Peru, Gavin Cook, who expressed their commitment to the implementation of this strategic alliance.
Areas of cooperation
The agreement will include various areas of cooperation, such as holding business, cultural and academic events that promote rapprochement between producers, researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs and authorities from various export sectors in the UK and Peru.
Likewise, technical assistance will be provided on issues of technological innovation and optimal utilization of resources for export sustainability, rapprochement between companies, suppliers and associations will be encouraged and advice will be given on entering green and sustainable markets.
Academic, training and training activities will also be carried out in areas of priority identified by both institutions and the organization of ongoing training seminars and advice on Chevening scholarships from the British Government will be promoted.
It should be noted that after registering a decrease of 7% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Peruvian exports to the United Kingdom recorded an increase of 217% in 2021 and 53% in 2022, amounting to $2,059.907,000. . Traditional supply ($1,660,711,000 USD) concentrated 80.6% of the total and grew +81.4%, while non-traditional supply ($399,196,000 USD) collected 19.4% and decreased -7.1%.
The most significant sector by amount was hydrocarbons with a value of $1,411 million, followed by agribusiness ($311,078,000), conventional mining ($196,859,000), and traditional agriculture ($47,973,000). USD), chemicals (33,256,000 USD), fishing for CHD (20,065,000 USD), clothing (15,331,000 USD), and textiles (9,569,000 USD), among others.
It should be noted that, of all activities, agribusiness, textiles, apparel, timber, and “miscellaneous” businesses contracted their demand last year at rates of -13%, -27.7%, -6.5%, -48.1% and -2.2%, over straight.
The offer consisted of natural gas, gold, berries, avocados, grapes, decaffeinated coffee, raw unbleached tin, fresh asparagus, zinc oxide, pomegranates, fresh mangoes, canned tuna, and more.
For their part, imports from the UK in 2022 reached $253,559,000, up 7.6% from 2021 ($235,698,000). Whiskey, milk, cream, acrylic polymers, bottles, bottles, machine parts and other respirators were part of his portfolio.
. The trade balance between Peru and the United Kingdom was positive for our country amounting to 1,806 million US dollars and 348 thousand dollars.