The Belgo-Peruvian Chamber of Commerce participated with an important delegation in the Belgian Trade Mission to Peru in October 2014, which was successfully led by HRH Princess Astrid. This was the event which marked the actual start of the Chamber. In April 2015, the Chamber held its official launch reception. We were pleased to count on a high number of participants, from different sectors and from specialized SMEs up to the most known Belgian companies, as well as institutional and diplomatic guests of honour. The European Commission’s Deputy Head of Unit – Latin America, Directorate-General for Trade gave a practical overview of the Treaty between the EU and Colombia and Peru. Also in 2015, as a result of our organisational development, the Chamber was accredited by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Belgium as associate member. Our first major event in 2016 is the “Latin America: Trade and Investment Day” on February 23rd, 2016 in Wijnegem, Antwerp (more information can be found on our website.