The trade surplus of Peru decreased significantly to USD 463 million in September 2018 from USD 1071 million in the same month of the previous year. Exports tumbled 12.6 percent to USD 3828 million, led by a 17.4 percent decline in sales of traditional products while those for non-traditional products rose 3.2 percent. Imports went up 1.6 percent to USD 3365 million, as a 10.1 percent surge in purchases of intermediate goods was offset by decreases in those for consumer goods (-4.9 percent) and capital goods (-5.4 percent). Balance of Trade in Peru averaged 91.39 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.

Peru Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-06 10:00 PM Balance of Trade $489M $1164M $ 900M
2018-10-04 10:00 PM Balance of Trade $173M $536M $ 750M
2018-11-08 10:00 PM Balance of Trade $463M $173M $ 1180M
2018-12-06 10:00 PM Balance of Trade $463M $ 459.6M


Peru Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 462.80 203.00 1290.20 -676.30 USD Million [+]
Exports 3828.20 4043.30 4562.80 16.60 USD Million [+]
Imports 3365.40 3840.30 3945.30 16.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account -750.00 -1365.01 1347.00 -3114.20 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.30 -2.70 3.31 -9.50 percent [+]
External Debt 75427.00 76627.00 79146.00 9121.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 91.21 91.50 115.80 51.38 Index Points [+]
Remittances 804.49 745.34 804.49 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 1392.90 2436.90 4182.00 -2357.10 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 42.00 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
462.80 203.00 1290.20 -676.30 1957 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




Country Last
Argentina 314.00 Sep/18
Australia 3017.00 Sep/18
Brazil 6121.36 Oct/18
Canada -416.30 Sep/18
China 340.16 Oct/18
Euro Area 13141.70 Sep/18
France -5663.00 Sep/18
Germany 18395.00 Sep/18
India -17130.00 Oct/18
Indonesia -1819.90 Oct/18
Italy 1274.37 Sep/18
Japan 139.56 Sep/18
Mexico -194.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 4949.00 Sep/18
Russia 18485.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 162782.00 Jun/18
Singapore 4520.91 Oct/18
South Africa -2950.00 Sep/18
South Korea 6552.00 Oct/18
Spain -3057300.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 1447.00 Sep/18
Turkey -1869.47 Sep/18
United Kingdom -27.00 Sep/18
United States -54019.00 Sep/18


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