The trade surplus of Peru shrank to USD 586 million in November 2018 from USD 646 million in the same month of the previous year. Exports fell 4.2 percent to USD 4015 million, dragged down by lower sales of traditional products (-8.2 percent) while those for non-traditional products rose (6.1 percent). Meantime, imports also went down 3.2 percent to USD 3429 million, as purchases declined for intermediate goods (-3.0 percent); capital goods (-3.6 percent) and consumption goods (-1.9 percent). Balance of Trade in Peru averaged 91.97 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
2018-10-04 10:00 PM Balance of Trade $173M $536M $ 750M
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 10:30 PM Balance of Trade $586M $ 900M
2019-03-07 10:00 PM Balance of Trade
2019-04-04 10:00 PM Balance of Trade


Peru Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 585.80 -73.70 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 3428.80 4018.80 4018.80 16.30 USD Million [+]
Exports 4014.60 3945.10 4562.80 16.60 USD Million [+]
External Debt 75267.00 75004.00 79146.00 9121.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 93.47 91.70 115.80 51.38 Index Points [+]
Remittances 823.13 807.75 823.13 21.75 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4575753.00 4220080.00 4575753.00 216534.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 34.70 34.70 34.70 34.21 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.54 2.98 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
585.80 -73.70 1290.20 -676.30 1957 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 979.00 Nov/18
Australia 1925.00 Nov/18
Brazil 6639.00 Dec/18
Canada -2060.10 Nov/18
China 570.60 Dec/18
Euro Area 18967.90 Nov/18
France -5099.00 Nov/18
Germany 20500.00 Nov/18
India -13080.00 Dec/18
Indonesia -1102.00 Dec/18
Italy 3843.00 Nov/18
Japan -737.30 Nov/18
Mexico -2382.00 Nov/18
Netherlands 6983.00 Nov/18
Russia 19697.00 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 184673.00 Sep/18
Singapore 1943.12 Dec/18
South Africa 3494.40 Nov/18
South Korea 4558.00 Dec/18
Spain -3836500.00 Oct/18
Switzerland 3071.48 Nov/18
Turkey -651.36 Nov/18
United Kingdom -2904.00 Nov/18
United States -55488.00 Oct/18


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