From Tuesday, August 15th to Monday, August 21st, 2017
Álvaro Quijandría, executive director of ProInversión, announced that the entity expects to obtain the declaration of interest of the private initiative "New International Container Terminal of the Port of Chimbote" by the end of 2017 or during the beginning of 2018
The director of ProInversión reported that this project, recently included by the government in the portfolio of infrastructure projects under evaluation, obtained relevant opinion from the Ministry of Transport and Communications at the beginning of August, after being presented again by one of the partners of the original proponent.
Considering that the technical studies of the project are already advanced, Quijandria commnents that the declaration of interest of the project can be obtained quickly, either at the end of 2017 or at the beginning of next year.
This port will be added to the port projects of Salaverry and Eten, allowing the transport of maritime cargo and the reduction of costs for the exportation of commodities.
The National Authority for Reconstruction announced a total investment of US$ 7.260 million in reconstruction works of houses, roads and bridges according to the national reconstruction plan
Pablo de la Flor, executive director of the National Authority for Reconstruction, announced that the government will invest approximately US $ 7.26 billion in the reconstruction of homes, roads and bridges destroyed by floods caused by the climate phenomenon known as "Niño Costero" in early 2017, in accordance with the reconstruction plan approved by the authorities.
Through this plan, more than 5,000 projects will be developed over a period of 4 years in the 13 regions of the country that suffered severe infrastructure damages during the period between January and April. Initially, the government will invest in the reconstruction of 46,000 homes, 1,500 schools, 2,638 kilometers of roads, 192 bridges and the rehabilitation of 877 kilometers of irrigation canals and drains.