Business Peru

  • OTTAWA, Nov 17- The leaders of Mexico and Canada will hold talks this weekend on the potential impact that a Donald Trump presidency could have on the NAFTA trade pact, a source close to the matter said on Thursday. Trump, who takes office in January, says he will either tear up or push to renegotiate the trilateral North American Free Trade Agreement, under which...

  • OTTAWA, Nov 17- The leaders of Mexico and Canada will hold talks this weekend on the potential impact that a Donald Trump presidency could have on the NAFTA trade pact, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

  • LIMA/ TORONTO, Nov 16- Freeport-McMoRan Inc said on Wednesday it had wrapped up the $2.65 billion sale of its stake in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Tenke mine, and the company's chief executive said he hopes negotiations will ease objections of Congo's state miner to the deal. The CEO, Richard Adkerson, told Reuters in an interview that the surprise victory...

  • LIMA, Nov 16- At least four people died in a fire in a movie theater at a popular seaside mall in Lima on Wednesday, ahead of a global summit bringing together presidents from the United States, Russia, China, Japan and other countries this week. Firefighters were working to find several missing people, said Miguel Eduardo Yi, a fire department chief in Lima.

  • LIMA, Nov 16- At least four people died in a fire in a movie theater at a popular seaside mall in Lima on Wednesday, ahead of a global summit bringing together presidents from the United States, Russia, China and other countries this week. Firefighters were trying to find several missing people in Larcomar, said Miguel Eduardo Yi, a fire department chief in Lima.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    Expectations of the eventual demise of the suspended TPP deal have surged since Trump’s victory, a development that will help China’s trade expansion.

  • SANTIAGO- Chile's central bank hosts a meeting of central bank heads of Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Peru. LIMA- Central bank of Peru announces interest rate decision- 0000 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea holds a monetary policy meeting and will announce its decision on interest rates- 0100 GMT.

  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 BUDAPEST- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development conference: Reinvigorating Growth, Competitiveness and Investment- The EU from the Baltics, through Central Europe, to the Mediterranean. BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision- 1100 GMT. SANTIAGO- Chile's central bank hosts a meeting of central bank heads...

  • LIMA, Nov 9- Peruvian miner Milpo expects to produce about 260,000 or 265,000 tonnes of zinc this year, maintaining output levels from recent years, the company's president said on Wednesday. Victor Gobitz said the Lima- listed company, controlled by the Brazilian group Votorantim, expects to start producing copper from its $300 million project Magistral in...

  • Reusche noted, however, that the Republican president-elect's triumph was "quite negative" for Mexico, which is part of the NAFTA free trade deal that Trump has promised to scrap if he cannot renegotiate. Trump's protectionist proposals could hurt manufacturing activity that is vital to Mexico and Central American countries, Reusche said.

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 HONG KONG- Reserve Bank of Australia's Head of International Department Chris Ryan speaks at the seventh Pan Asian Regulatory Summit. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its October policy meeting- 1300 GMT.

  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4 MEXICO CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan speaks at a forum hosted by the Association of Banks of Mexico- 1600 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its October policy meeting- 1300 GMT.

  • LIMA, Nov 3- Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday he expects the country's economic outlook to improve over the short term but expressed concern over international trade. In remarks that opened the Thomson Reuters Economic Forum in Lima, the centrist leader added that a pillar of his growth strategy was to expand Peru's taxpayer base.

  • LIMA, Nov 3- Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday he plans to increase the number of taxpayers in the country, a policy that will form one of the pillars of his government's push for economic growth. In remarks that opened the Thomson Reuters Economic Forum in Lima, the centrist leader also said he expects Peru's economic outlook to improve...

  • By Teresa Cespedes and Mitra Taj. LIMA, Oct 25- Peru's central bank does not rule out lowering the benchmark interest rate if government reforms fail to revive domestic demand next year and inflation is low, the bank's president told Reuters on Tuesday. Julio Velarde, a widely respected central banker recently appointed to a third five-year term by Peru's new...

  • LONDON, Oct 12- Louis Dreyfus Company expects to start conversations on potentially selling a stake in its metals business in the second half of 2017, Chief Executive Gonzalo Ramírez Martiarena said on Wednesday. There have already been several expressions of interest, including some from Asia, he added. Like many of its peers, Louis Dreyfus, one of four traders...

  • LONDON, Oct 12- Louis Dreyfus Commodities expects to start conversations on potentially selling a stake in its metals business in the second half of 2017, Chief Executive Gonzalo Ramírez Martiarena said on Wednesday. There have already been several expressions of interest, including some from Asia, he added. Like many of its peers, Louis Dreyfus, one of four...

  • ZAGREB- Croatia National Bank holds monetary policy meeting. PRAGUE- Czech Finance Minister Andrej Babis presents the 2017 state budget draft to lawmakers at the Budget Committee of the Chamber of Deputies- 0700 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 MOSCOW- Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russian central bank head Elvira Nabiullina and Russian Finance Minister Anton...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 HANOI- Asian Development Bank holds a presser on current economic and development issues, and how ADB can support the government's 2016-2020 socio-economic development plan- 0130 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 MOSCOW- Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russian central bank head Elvira Nabiullina and Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 HANOI- Asian Development Bank holds a presser on current economic and development issues, and how ADB can support the government's 2016-2020 socio-economic development plan- 0130 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 MOSCOW- Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russian central bank head Elvira Nabiullina and Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov...