Fox Business - The Power to Prosper
Search Site

Ollanta Humala

Related Topics

Business group says imports actually support U.S. jobs

A new report on Monday credited imports with supporting 16 million U.S. jobs in a bid by business groups to improve the image of the ugly brother of trade.While politicians from President Barack Obama on down love to tout the job-creating benefits of exports, they spend much less time praising imports, which many Americans associate with shuttered factories and the move of jobs overseas.The report from a consortium of business groups said the facts are otherwise."Imports are not the bogeyman some Americans believe them to be," the report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Retail Federation, the Consumer Electronics Association and the American Apparel and Footwear Association concluded. "It is time to give imports the credit they deserve."The report comes as several pieces of U.S. legislation that waive duties on imports are up for renewal in Congress.Those measures include the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, which waives duties on a long list of raw materials and other product...

Read More

  1. Oil Companies Seek Reforms in Peru to Reverse Declining Crude Output

    LIMA, Peru--Oil companies in Peru are calling for government reforms that they say could reverse years of declining crude output and convert the South American natio...

  2. Peru Sees Mining Investments of $19.5 Billion in 2013 and 2014

    LIMA, Peru--Mining investments in Peru are expected to increase significantly over the next two years, as companies advance new mines and expansion projects in one o...

  3. Peru Pipeline Operator Betting on Improved Security in Rebel Territory

    LIMA, Peru--The operator of a gas pipeline that is key for Peru's energy security is betting on improved security in a region rife with leftist rebels in order to re...

  4. Southern Copper Sees Tia Maria Approval in Second Half of 2013

    LIMA, Peru--Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO), one of the world's biggest producers of the base metal, expects to receive a key permit to advance its Tia Maria copper pro...

  5. Peru's Stalled Minas Conga May Get Boost From Prime Minister Meeting

    LIMA, Peru--Prime Minister Juan Jimenez will meet with Gregorio Santos, the president of the Cajamarca region on Tuesday, and observers hope the meeting could help m...

  6. Talisman to Stop Exploration and Withdraw from Peru

    LIMA, Peru--Talisman Energy Inc. (TLM, TLM.T) has decided to stop exploration in northern Peru and withdraw its business activities from the Andean nation.Talisman h...

  7. Peru Government Overhauling Environmental Approval for Mines

    LIMA, Peru--Peru's government is aiming to cut down on conflicts tied to mining projects by overhauling how environmental-impact studies are approved.Some large-scal...

  8. Peru to Overhaul Private Pensions by Opening Market

    LIMA, Peru--Peru's government is overhauling its almost 20-year-old private pension-fund system, aiming to sharply widen coverage, attract new fund managers and dras...

  9. Peru Mining Association Highlights Benefits of Investments Despite Protests

    LIMA, Peru--Peru's National Mining, Oil and Energy Society, or SNMPE, released Wednesday a study highlighting the economic boost that a pipeline of mining investment...

  10. Newmont CEO: Conditions Not There for Peru's Minas Conga to Proceed

    LIMA, Peru--The conditions to allow U.S.-based Newmont Mining Corp.(NEM) to move ahead with the $5.0 billion Minas Conga copper and gold project don't currently exis...

  11. Peru Awaiting Vote on Cabinet Before Renewing Telefonica's Contracts - Report

    LIMA, Peru--President Ollanta Humala is waiting for Congress to give a vote of confidence to his new cabinet before he announces a decision to renew Telefonica del P...

  12. Peru Regional President Won't Continue Minas Conga Talks

    CAJAMARCA, Peru--The president of the Peruvian region of Cajamarca, Gregorio Santos, said there is no use continuing talks with two Roman Catholic priests trying to ...

  1. Peru Government Says to Focus on Upgrade to Talara Refinery

    Peru's government plans to focus on modernizing its Talara refinery and other projects, after closing the door to a possible purchase of assets owned by Spanish oil ...

  2. Peru Industry Group: Government Plan to Buy Repsol Assets Sends Bad Signal

    Peru's National Mining, Oil and Energy Society, or SNMPE, said Tuesday that the government's interest in buying a refinery and gasoline stations sends a bad signal t...

  3. Peru's Aim To Buy Refinery, Stations Causes Firestorm Of Criticism

    The possibility that Peru's government may buy a refinery and a chain of service stations is causing a fire storm of protests, with critics saying that President Oll...

  4. BBVA Sells Peruvian Pension Unit to Sura, Bank of Nova Scotia

    Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA, BBVA.MC), the Spanish banking giant, is exiting the Peruvian pension fund business as part of its efforts to focus on its c...

  5. Peru's President to Meet with Repsol Chairman in Lima - Official

    Peruvian President Ollanta Humala is planning to meet on Monday with the head of Spanish oil company Repsol SA (REP.MC, REPYY), a spokeswoman for the president said....

  6. Petroperu Interested in Minority Stake in Repsol Refinery - PM

    State-owned oil company Petroleos del Peru SA (PETROBC1.VL), or Petroperu, is studying the possibility of taking a minority stake in the Repsol SA (REP.MC, REPYY) La...

  7. Petroperu Plans to Take Over Former Talisman Concession in Peru

    LIMA, Peru--Peru's state-owned oil company Petroleos del Peru SA (PETROBC1.VL), or Petroperu, plans to take over operations at a concession that was previously held ...

‹ Prev123Next ›
Freebase CC-BY
Source: Ollanta Humala on Freebase, licensed under CC-BY
Other content from Wikipedia, licensed under the GFDL