A total of 27 economic activities have been allowed to reopen in Peru as part of the gradual and progressive implementation of the Resumption of Activities' four phases
As is known, the Peruvian Government has published Supreme Decree No. 080-2020-PCM
, which establishes the gradual resumption of 27 economic activities in four phases, thus incorporating the necessary precautions and protective measures to prevent new COVID-19 infections and minimize the risk of a spike in cases.
Phase 1 of the Resumption of Activities begins in May, and the activities allowed as part of this stage are contained in the following sectors: mining and industry, construction, services and tourism, as well as commerce. Below is the full list.
Mining and industry:
1. Exploitation, benefit, storage, transport, and closure of mines in the large-scale mining industry, hydrocarbons, as well as projects under construction of national interest.
2. Inputs for agricultural activity.
3. Industrial fishing (indirect human consumption).
4. Temporary production: expired and expiring purchase orders (exports).
5. Glass, (wood and non-wood) forestry, paper and cardboard, plastics, ice, textile and clothing, as well as machinery and equipment industries.
6. Metal-mechanic industry.
7. Basic chemical substances and fertilizer, as well as complementary agricultural services (for essential activities).
8. Projects of the National Infrastructure Plan for Competitiveness (PNIC).
9. Projects of the Authority for Reconstruction with Changes (ARCC).
10. 56 projects of the transport and communications sector.
11. 36 sanitation projects.
12. Agricultural infrastructure activities (irrigation, maintenance, drainage rehabilitation, among others).
13. Priority real estate projects (excavation phase, structures and finishes, as well as housing in rural areas).
14. Agricultural products (rental/sale of machinery).
15. Investments for Optimization, Marginal Expansion, Replacement, and Rehabilitation (IOARR), access to water and sewage at police stations, hospitals and schools.
16. Construction-related industries and services.
Services and tourism:
17. Restaurants and related businesses allowed to provide delivery and pickup services (with their own logistics and security protocol).
18. Categorized hotels and tourist transportation for essential activities.
19. Telecommunications-related services.
20. Complementary agricultural services.
21. Services provided to companies (IT support and professional services, knowledge service exports)
22. Notary services.
23. Recycling services.
24. Maintenance services of equipment in buildings and houses (water pumps, electric water heaters, elevators, plumbing, electrical systems, and wood structures, among others).
25. Storage services for: fertilizers and agricultural raw materials, plastic items, glass, paper, cardboard, sawdust, and ice for activities in general.
26. Commercialization of agricultural products.
27. E-commerce of household goods and related articles.