Business opportunities

Peru – A thriving economy. A market to conquer.

Prepare to position your business

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 8 A.M. to noon


A brief look at the Peruvian market and business opportunities
Mr. Tim Steed
Senior Associate, International Business Development Group, South America
Export Development Canada (EDC)

Preparing to conquer the Peruvian market – entry strategies and cultural aspects
Mr. Edgar Escudero
Commercial Services Director
Chamber of Commerce Peru-Canada in Montréal

Business legal framework in Peru
Ms. Gilda Villaràn
Doctor of the Science of Law
Fasken Martineau

Why Peru?
Mr. Jose Luis Peroni
Director – Trade Commission of Peru in Canada


  • Meet experts and benefit from their knowledge of the various Peruvian business opportunities;
  • Learn about the specifics of conducting business in Peru;
  • Take advantage of the experience of Quebec businesses already active in this country.

With special guest:

José Luis Peroni

José Luis Peroni
Head Officer
Trade Office of Peru in Toronto

In partnership with PROMPERU, each participant will receive two tickets for the “Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon” exhibit presented by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts from February 2 to June 16, 2013.


Entrepreneurs who intend to penetrate the Peruvian market, or already present there and wishing to learn more;

This activity was specially designed for businesses from the following industries:

    • Agri-foods
    • Manufacturing
    • Infrastructure and construction 
    • Fashion and apparel
    • Tourism
    • Services

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The activity will be held in English


  Members Non members
Ticket(s) $100* $145*
* Taxes not included. Become a Member

By phone
514 871-4001

For more information

Louise Lauzon
Advisor, International market development
514 871-4002, ext. 6227

Teresa Benet
Advisor, International Market Development
World Bank Group Private Sector Liaison Officer for the Quebec 
514-871-4002 ext. 6216

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at will be accepted.

Presented by:

Prom Peru


Omni Mont-Royal
1050 Sherbrooke Street West

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  • Learn about the business opportunities Peru has to offer;
  • Assess your Peruvian market development strategy;
  • Listen to expert advice;
  • Hear entrepreneurs talk about their experiences on this market;
  • Network with entrepreneurs with a common goal – developing their business on the Peruvian market.


South American countries have experienced accelerated economic growth these past few years. Among a number of up-and-coming powers, Peru distinctively stands out. Its economic climate is conductive to commercial exchanges as well as numerous trade opportunities. The soaring Peruvian economy represents a strategic business destination for an increasing number of Canadian businesses. The recent adoption of free trade agreements between Canada and Peru has made this market more accessible and more favourable than ever, consolidating Peru’s position as a stable destination with a high potential for growth and a promising economic outlook.


  • Natural resources, especially the mining sector;
  • Financial services;
  • Infrastructures, particularly in the health and education sectors.


  • Estimated 6% GDP growth in 2012 and 5.8% in 2013 (IMF);
  • Canada’s 2nd bilateral partner in Latin America (excluding Mexico);
  • 3rd Canadian direct investment destination in South and Central America;
  • World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index: 3rd in the Latin American and Caribbean region;
  • Bilateral trade with Canada: $4.45 billion in 2011;
  • Population: 30 million.

Implement an effective development strategy in Peru and take advantage of its strong growth.

The "Exporting Québec" initiative 
is produced in cooperation with:

Official airline of the
"Exporting Québec" initiative:

LaPresse+   AIR CANADA
WTC Montréal receives financial
support from Canada
Economic Development.

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)