Peru expects to end 2013 with 20 free trade agreements (FTA) signed, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, Carlos Posada. The official pointed out that the country currently holds 17 FTAs with the major world markets, having signed regional, multilateral and bilateral agreements.

He said that before the end of the year, agreements with Costa Rica (TLC), Guatemala (TLC) and Venezuela (Agreement of Partial Scope Trade) will come into effect .