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.
Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) of Switzerland
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Contact Person: Oliver WOOTTON (Email: Oliver.WOOTTON@unitar.org)