The trade surplus of Peru shrank to USD 1076 million in December 2018 from USD 1234 million in the same month of the previous year. It was the second straight monthly surplus and the second largest in the last twelve months. For the whole 2018, the trade surplus widened to USD 7049 million from USD 6571 million in 2017. It was the third straight surplus year. Exports climbed 8.1 percent to USD 48.94 billion as a result of higher volume (+1.5 percent) and higher prices (+6.5 percent), nudged by an 11.1 percent jump in non-traditional exports. Meantime, imports jumped 8.2 percent to USD 41.89 billion, led by a 14.8 percent climb in supply imports. Balance of Trade in Peru averaged 93.70 USD Million from 1957 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1290.20 USD Million in December of 2011 and a record low of -676.30 USD Million in January of 2014.

Balance of Trade in Peru is expected to be 950.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Peru to stand at 950.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Peru Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 1130.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-08 10:00 PM Balance of Trade $463M $173M $ 1180M
2018-12-07 03:00 AM Balance of Trade $-155M $521M $ 459.6M
2019-01-10 11:00 PM Balance of Trade $586M $-74M
2019-02-07 11:00 PM Balance of Trade $1076M $586M $ 900M
2019-03-07 10:00 PM Balance of Trade $1076M
2019-04-04 10:00 PM Balance of Trade
2019-05-09 11:00 PM Balance of Trade


Peru Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1075.70 733.50 1290.20 -676.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account -1172.00 -720.00 1347.00 -3114.20 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.30 -2.70 3.31 -9.50 percent [+]
Imports 3151.50 3427.30 4011.40 16.30 USD Million [+]
Exports 4227.30 4160.80 4562.80 16.60 USD Million [+]
External Debt 75267.00 75004.00 79146.00 9121.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 95.99 93.47 115.82 51.38 Index Points [+]
Remittances 823.13 807.75 823.13 21.75 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4032339.00 3744461.00 4032339.00 216534.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 34.70 34.70 34.70 34.21 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.95 2.54 3.93 2.54 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2170.82 1661.48 4182.00 -2357.10 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 44.00 42.00 140.00 34.66 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Peru Balance of Trade

In 2017, Peru recorded a trade surplus for the second consecutive year, mostly due to a rise in shipments of minerals like copper, gold, zinc, lead, iron and silver. Peru’s main imports are: raw materials for industry, capital goods for industry and fuels. Main trading partners are: China (34 percent of total exports and 22 percent of total imports) and United States (11 percent of exports and 20 percent of imports). Others include: Brazil, Switzerland, Mexico, South Korea and India. This page provides - Peru Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Peru Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1075.70 733.50 1290.20 -676.30 1957 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 1369.00 Dec/18
Australia 3681.00 Dec/18
Brazil 2190.00 Jan/19
Canada -2060.10 Nov/18
China 391.60 Jan/19
Euro Area 16990.70 Dec/18
France -4653.00 Dec/18
Germany 13900.00 Dec/18
India -14730.00 Jan/19
Indonesia -1159.50 Jan/19
Italy 3658.00 Dec/18
Japan -1415.36 Jan/19
Mexico 1836.32 Dec/18
Netherlands 3572.00 Dec/18
Russia 18856.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 184673.00 Sep/18
Singapore 2415.21 Jan/19
South Africa 17167.41 Dec/18
South Korea 1336.00 Jan/19
Spain -2568800.00 Nov/18
Switzerland 1388.18 Jan/19
Turkey -2674.41 Dec/18
United Kingdom -3229.00 Dec/18
United States -49313.00 Nov/18


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