Peru Balance of Trade  1957-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Peru’s trade surplus increased to USD 961 million in September of 2017 from a USD 71 million surplus a year earlier. Exports surged 30.8 percent year-on-year to USD 4252 million, boosted by sales of traditional goods (40.9 percent), namely copper and gold. Shipments of non-traditional goods went up 5.2 percent, mainly agricultural goods, chemicals and textiles. Imports increased at a much slower 3.5 percent to USD 3291 million, with supply purchases rising for input (10.1 percent) and capital (0.5 percent). In contrast, consumption goods imports declined 1.1 percent. Balance of Trade in Peru averaged 82.50 USD Million from 1957 until 2017, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-08 09:40 PM Balance of Trade $213M $582M
2017-10-05 10:30 PM Balance of Trade $433M $220M $380M $240M
2017-11-09 10:00 PM Balance of Trade $961M $433M $450M $450M
2017-12-06 12:15 PM Balance of Trade $961M


Peru Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 961.00 433.00 1290.20 -676.30 USD Million [+]
Exports 4252.00 3923.00 4554.90 16.60 USD Million [+]
Imports 3291.00 3490.00 3945.30 16.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account -656.00 -318.00 1347.00 -3114.20 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.80 -4.39 3.31 -9.50 percent [+]
External Debt 78543.00 75045.00 78543.00 9121.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 104.49 100.80 115.80 51.38 Index Points [+]
Remittances 765.87 705.92 765.87 21.75 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4575753.00 4220080.00 4575753.00 216534.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 34.68 34.68 34.68 34.21 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.54 2.98 3.93 2.54 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 243.00 2322.00 4182.00 -2357.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 43.00 41.00 140.00 34.66 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Peru Balance of Trade

Peru has been recording trade surpluses since 2002, mostly due to a rise in the shipments of minerals like gold, copper, silver, zinc and lead. Peru’s main imports are: crude and refined oil, trucks, buses and light trucks and industrial machinery and equipment. Main trading partners are: United States (16 percent of total exports and 17 percent of imports) and China (14 percent of exports and 23 percent of imports). Others include: Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and South Korea. 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
961.00 433.00 1290.20 -676.30 1957 - 2017 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1745.00 Sep/17
Brazil 5201.00 Oct/17
Canada -3179.70 Sep/17
China 381.74 Oct/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4669.00 Sep/17
Germany 24100.00 Sep/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 285.36 Oct/17
Mexico -1886.40 Sep/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7300.00 Oct/17
Spain -2147708.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 2333.39 Oct/17
Turkey -8134.57 Sep/17
United Kingdom -2754.00 Sep/17
United States -43495.00 Sep/17