Export Market Guide - Peru

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All regulatory information for exporting wine to Peru, including the regulatory environment, duties and taxes, and permitted additives.

Peru is a resource rich South American country bordering the Pacific Ocean as well as Chile to the south, Bolivia to the south-east, Brazil to the east and Colombia and Ecuador to the north.

Australia and Peru signed the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) on 12 February 2018. The agreement will launch a new chapter in economic relations between Australia and Latin America. The agreement is not yet in force.

Peru has been one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America over the last decade. The Free Trade Agreement enables Australian businesses to access the opportunities presented by this growing market.

Regulatory environment

The Ministry of Health’s Directorate General for Environmental Health (Dirección General de Salud Ambiental - DIGESA) regulates the registration and supervision of processed foods and beverages. The Ministry of Agriculture’s National Food Safety and Quality Service (Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria - SENASA) develops and implements Peru’s sanitary and phytosanitary regulations.

Major laws include General Health Law – Law No 26,842 (July 20, 1997); Regulations for the Sanitary Inspection and Control of Food and Beverages – Supreme Decree 007-98-SA (September 25, 1998); Sanitary Registration of Processed Food and Beverages (Title VIII, Supreme Decree 007-98-SA); and Food Safety Law – Legislative Decree 1,062 (June 28, 2008).

Peru’s National Customs Superintendency (SUNAT) administers Law 24,829 (June 8, 1998).

Import procedures for the Peru market

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Duties and Taxes for the Peru Market

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Labelling requirements for the Peru market

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Wine Standards in the Peru Market

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