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Lima Declaration


Programme for Country Partnership


Introducing Peru

Peru is now classified by the World Bank as an upper-middle-income economy, following two decades of remarkable economic growth. This can largely be attributed to Peru’s sound macroeconomic policies and economic openness, resulting in renewed investor confidence and improved infrastructure to support Peru’s competitiveness and productivity growth.

Continuous efforts to improve governance structures, empower institutions and foster social inclusion have led to growing political stability and earned Peru a high rank on the Word Bank’s 2016 Ease of Doing Business (50th out of 189 countries). Furthermore, Peru is considered one of the most open economies in South America, having engaged in numerous multilateral agreements, including the Pacific Alliance, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and numerous bilateral agreements with the European Union, China and the United States of America, among others.

Peru's continuing socio-economic progress relies on promoting national quality infrastructure and innovation systems to increase competitiveness, addressing regional inequalities and driving the transition from the informal to the formal economy. With strong government support and solid regulatory policies, Peru is in a favourable position; however, institutional challenges must be addressed to ensure that productivity growth results in social, environmental and economic benefits for the nation as a whole.

PCP Peru

Fostering modern, competitive and inclusive industry in Peru

Since December 2015, UNIDO and the Ministry of Production of Peru have been working on a multidisciplinary technical cooperation programme to drive modern, competitive and inclusive industry in Peru and support the national development agenda. This initiative ─ the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP) for Peru ─ seeks to generate investment, develop technical assistance portfolios and mobilize funds for inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Peru.

The PCP for Peru focuses on four key areas: (i) quality and innovation; (ii) value chain and enterprise development; (iii) sustainable industrial parks and zones; and (iv) industrial resource and energy efficiency and renewable energy. The PCP also provides support to the Government on several cross-cutting areas, including policy development, environmental sustainability, development of small and medium-sized enterprises, and gender.

UNIDO has a multidisciplinary technical team dedicated to implementing the PCP at its Vienna headquarters.

Priority Areas

  1. Quality and Innovation

  2. Value Chain and Enterprise Development

  3. Sustainable Industrial Parks and Zones

  4. Industrial Resource and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Operational Structure

National Advisory Board: Under the leadership of the Ministry of Production, the National Advisory Board is responsible for providing strategic guidance and direction to the PCP, aligning programmes to the priorities of the Government of Peru and the PCP partners.

It is composed of: the Ministry of Production, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of Energy and Mines, the Ministry of Commerce and Tourism, the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Development Bank (COFIDE), the National Association of Industries (SNI), the National Council for the Development of SMEs (CODEPYME), and academia.

PCP Peru Advisory Board
Ministry of Production
Ministry of Economy and Finance - Ministry of Energy and Mines - Ministry of Environment - Ministry of Commerce and Tourism - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
National Association of Industries (SNI) Representatives from SME industrial associations
National Development Bank (COFIDE)

Partner and Donor Working Group (PDWG): The PDWG is the main focal point for coordination with bilateral and multilateral development finance institutions in resource mobilization and funds allocation for the PCP, under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of Production and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

It includes representatives from public institutions, partner and donor field offices, private sector associations, as well as financial establishments.

UNIDO will act as a technical advisor to the PDWG to facilitate coordination and ensure complementarities between the various donor and partner interventions.


Based on activities initiated in the quality and innovation, and sustainable industrial parks components during the Inception Phase, UNIDO, the Ministry of Production and partners are working together to develop specific projects to be implemented over the next five years. In September 2017, the PCP for Peru will enter its Implementation Phase.

Prospective Partners

National Public Sector
  • Ministry of Production
  • Ministry of Economy and Finance
  • Ministry of Commerce and Tourism
  • Ministry of Environment
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • National Development Bank (COFIDE)
National Private Sector
  • National Society of Industries (SNI)
  • European Union
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • World Bank - International Finance Corporation
  • Development Bank of Latin America - CAF
  • Global Environment Facility
  • Austria
  • China
  • Finland
  • Germany (GIZ)
  • Republic of Korea (KOICA)
  • Japan (JICA)
  • Spain (AECID)
  • Switzerland (SECO)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization
  • International Atomic Energy Agency
  • International Labour Organization
  • United Nations Development Programme
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime