Imports to Peru fell 2.6 percent year-on-year to USD 3.56 billion in May 2019, mostly due to lower purchases of consumption goods (-3.2 percent), led by durable (-13.8 percent); and other imports (-20.8 percent). Also, raw materials and intermediate goods declined (-10.0 percent), of which raw material (-8.1 percent) and fuels & lubricants (-19.6 percent). Meanwhile, purchases of capital goods increased by 10.4 percent. Imports in Peru averaged 798.28 USD Million from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4012.50 USD Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 16.30 USD Million in May of 1959.

Imports in Peru is expected to be 3500.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Peru to stand at 3500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Peru Imports is projected to trend around 3670.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Peru Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 29.40 250.50 1290.20 -676.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account -1664.03 -238.03 1347.00 -3165.63 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.50 -1.20 3.31 -9.50 percent [+]
Imports 3559.00 3473.10 4012.50 16.30 USD Million [+]
Exports 3588.50 3723.50 4584.40 16.60 USD Million [+]
External Debt 80696.00 77787.00 80696.00 9121.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 94.30 94.93 115.82 51.38 Index Points [+]
Remittances 800.36 830.87 830.87 21.75 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4419430.00 4032339.00 4419430.00 216534.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 34.70 34.70 34.70 34.21 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.95 2.54 3.93 2.54 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2780.88 785.16 5304.41 -2357.33 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 51.00 47.00 140.00 34.66 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Peru Imports

Peru main imports are: raw materials for industry (28.8 percent of total imports), capital goods for industry (18.8 percent) and fuels (13.9 percent). Main import partners are: China (22 percent of total imports), United States (20 percent), Brazil (6 percent), Mexico (4.5 percent) and Ecuador (4 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Peru Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Peru Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3559.00 3473.10 4012.50 16.30 1957 - 2019 USD Million Monthly




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