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Peru Merchandise Imports

Peru Merchandise Imports

Merchandise Imports in Peru

Merchandise imports in Peru were worth USD 55.9 billion in 2022, compared to USD 42.4 billion ten years earlier, and averaged USD 41.6 billion over the last decade. For more imports information, visit our dedicated page.

Peru Merchandise Imports Chart

Note: This chart displays Imports (USD billion) for Peru from 2014 to 2023.
Source: Central Reserve Bank of Peru.

Peru Merchandise Imports Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Merchandise Imports (USD bn) 41.9 41.1 34.7 48.0 55.9
Merchandise Imports (ann. var. %) 8.1 -1.8 -15.5 38.2 16.5

Merchandise exports increase in December

Merchandise exports climbed 0.8% in annual terms in December (November: +17.3% year-on-year). Meanwhile, merchandise imports decreased 7.9% on an annual basis in December (November: -9.5% yoy). As a result, the merchandise trade balance improved from the previous month, recording a USD 2.0 billion surplus in December (November 2023: USD 1.9 billion surplus; December 2022: USD 1.6 billion surplus). Lastly, the trend improved, with the 12-month trailing merchandise trade balance recording a USD 17.4 billion surplus in December, compared to the USD 17.0 billion surplus in November.

Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

How should you choose a forecaster if some are too optimistic while others are too pessimistic? FocusEconomics collects Peruvian merchandise imports projections for the next ten years from a panel of 21 analysts at the leading national, regional and global forecast institutions. These projections are then validated by our in-house team of economists and data analysts and averaged to provide one Consensus Forecast you can rely on for each indicator. By averaging all forecasts, upside and downside forecasting errors tend to cancel each other out, leading to the most reliable merchandise imports forecast available for Peruvian merchandise imports.

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