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Imports in Peru

Peru Imports

Merchandise exports drop in June

Merchandise exports decreased 8.2% annually in June, contrasting May’s 1.3% rise. The fall was largely due to lower prices for zinc and energy exports. Meanwhile, merchandise imports plummeted 18.3% in annual terms in June (May: -6.7% yoy), on lower international energy prices.

As a result, the merchandise trade balance improved from the previous month, recording a USD 1.4 billion surplus in June (May 2023: USD 0.9 billion surplus; June 2022: USD 1.0 billion surplus). Lastly, the trend pointed up, with the 12-month trailing merchandise trade balance recording a USD 12.8 billion surplus in June, compared to the USD 12.4 billion surplus in May.

Peru Imports Chart

This chart displays Imports (USD billion) for Peru from 2013 to 2022.

Peru Imports Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Merchandise Imports (USD bn) 41.9 41.1 34.7 48.0 55.9
Imports (G&S, ann. var. %) 2.4 1.0 -15.8 18.0 4.4
Merchandise Imports (ann. var. %) 8.1 -1.8 -15.5 38.2 16.5

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