Peru: Vertically Integrated and Forward Thinking

SJ Sourcing Journal
By: SJ Guest Editorial 
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In today’s competitive sourcing arena, Peru remains an ideal destination for producing high-quality apparel. In addition to its 5,000-year history in textiles, the country continues to evolve to address current sector needs like speed to market and synthetics production.

Eduardo Ferreyros, Peruvian Minister of Foreign Commerce and Tourism, noted Peru is an extremely easy partner for the U.S. given its proximity, that there is little time difference, and the cultures are very similar. Moreover, the country is a member of 19 free trade agreements—including one with the U.S.—and it continues to improve its processes and infrastructure.

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