Following severe damage caused by climate cycle El Niño in Peru in 2017, the Department for International Trade (DIT) signed a government-to-government (G2G) agreement in June 2020 with the Government of Peru to support the reconstruction of the country’s public services facilities.
The reconstruction programme, which is valued at £1.7 billion, will take place across 13 regions of Peru. It includes:
- Construction/refurbishment of 74 schools
- Construction of 15 hospitals and healthcare facilities
- Construction of flood-prevention infrastructure including 19 river basins, 7 drainage systems and 5 gullies
The programme’s UK delivery team (Arup, Gleeds and Mace) will deliver technical assistance on all of this work as well as provide project management.
How UK companies can get involved
Following the success of the UK-Peru G2G agreement for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, this is another great example of UK-Peru collaboration. It provides a significant opportunity for the UK’s infrastructure industry to partner with Peruvian companies on innovative and efficient solutions for long-term disaster resilience. UK businesses in the construction, water, education and healthcare supply chains are perfectly placed to get involved.
If you think your company could support this reconstruction programme:
- Email DIT’s Latin America and Caribbean (LatAC) Enquiry Hub on DIT.LatAC@mobile.trade.gov.uk to find out more about the programme’s opportunities and ask any questions you may have
- View export opportunities linked to the programme (these will be added over the coming weeks/months)
- Attend relevant Peru-related webinars/events (these will be added to this page regularly)
- Read our market guide on exporting to Peru
- Check out our wide range of advice on exporting
More information on the programme will be added to this page as it becomes available, including details of specific export opportunities, so please check back regularly.