Peru


Overview: Peru developed a national mercury inventory in 2006. The main uses of mercury imported into Peru include artisanal gold mining, chlor-alkali production, and dental amalgam. Mercury imported for use in Peru may also be sent to other destinations in South America such as Colombia, Ecuador, or Guyana.


Ratification Dossier

Donor

Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) of Switzerland

Project execution

UNITAR

Status:

Complete

Contact

Mr. Oliver Wootton (Email: oliver.wootton@unitar.org)