Peru Transport Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Peru 2017

The transport sector will remain a vital aspect of Peru’s economic success, and reducing the current infrastructure deficit is key to sustaining recent positive growth trends. In light of the 2017 flooding crisis, the Ministry of Transport and Communications is now urgently prioritising investment in transport infrastructure so as to restore the minimum conditions for the private sector to...

Over the last two decades Peru has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. Remarkably resilient to global headwinds, positive GDP growth has continued despite the end of the commodities boom. Yet the growth rate has slowed and the initial impetus of a first wave of structural reforms has faded. The question now is whether the current administration can address problems, implement further reforms and re-accelerate the economy.

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In what ways should the public-private partnership (PPP) structure be improved to encourage more private sector investments?

 

As the Peruvian market becomes more competitive for airlines, what role does innovation play?

 

According to the National Society of Industries ( Sociedad Nacional de Industrias, SNI), residents of Lima take some 17m trips a day via the city’s public transport system, double the figure 15 years ago. Local citizen rights group Lima Cómo Vamos reported in September 2016 that 25% of the city’s population spend over two hours a day getting...

 

Damage caused by severe flooding in the first half of 2017 is being used as an opportunity by the government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to improve infrastructure in Peru. The government has unveiled a three-year, $9bn plan known as Reconstruction with Change (Reconstrucción con Cambio, RCC) to rebuild infrastructure and re-energise the...

Over the last two decades Peru has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. Remarkably resilient to global headwinds, positive GDP growth has continued despite the end of the commodities boom. Yet the growth rate has slowed and the initial impetus of a first wave of structural reforms has faded. The question now is whether the current administration can address problems, implement further reforms and re-accelerate the economy.

La nueva administración del país está tratando de aumentar el gasto en infraestructura y desarrollar el papel de las asociaciones público­-privadas (APP) para promover el crecimiento económico.