Peru Transport

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Peru 2019

The commitment of Peru to meeting its transport and logistics needs is apparent in the FY 2019 budget...

Peru has seen relatively stable economic growth and significantly reduced the number of people living in poverty. Still, there have been multiple cases of corruption, but the government of President Martín Vizcarra Cornejo, who took office in 2018, has focused efforts on combatting this and stabilising the political climate. Nevertheless, challenges to ensuring sustainable development remain.

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What will Jorge Chávez International Airport’s passenger and cargo capacity be after the new terminal and runway have been completed?

 

The commitment of Peru to meeting its transport and logistics needs is apparent in the FY 2019 budget. As part of this public spending programme the Ministry of Economy and Finance set aside PEN326.6m ($98.9m) for road, air and port infrastructure development, with plans to secure additional funds from the private sector. The largest share of...

 

Across the globe the urban transportation sector is experiencing rapid expansion, driven by economic growth and a global demographic shift towards urbanisation. Politicians, urban planners and private sector actors are working together to find new solutions for reducing congestion and increasing the speed and efficiency of urban transport....

 

The largest airport in Peru, Jorge Chávez International Airport, located in Lima, was voted the best airport in South America in the Skytrax World Airport Awards for 2019. In line with this growing recognition and to improve its services for an increasing number of travellers, the facility is undergoing a major expansion that will increase its...

Peru has seen relatively stable economic growth and significantly reduced the number of people living in poverty. Still, there have been multiple cases of corruption, but the government of President Martín Vizcarra Cornejo, who took office in 2018, has focused efforts on combatting this and stabilising the political climate. Nevertheless, challenges to ensuring sustainable development remain.

 

For a country of Peru’s size, measuring 1.2m sq km, the national railway system remains rather limited. As of 2017 the total network comprised 1939.7 km of track, which has expanded approximately 40 km in the past decade. Railways have shown a particular deficit at both the urban and provincial level; however, 2017 and 2018 have seen momentum...

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