Peru recorded a trade surplus of 1438.70 USD Million in March of 2023. source: Central Reserve Bank of Peru

Balance of Trade in Peru averaged 143.44 USD Million from 1957 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 2048.30 USD Million in November of 2021 and a record low of -675.90 USD Million in January of 2014. This page provides - Peru Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Peru Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.

Balance of Trade in Peru is expected to be 105.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Peru Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 769.00 USD Million in 2024 and 308.00 USD Million in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Peru Balance of Trade

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-04-14 03:00 AM Feb $866M $1194M $250.0M
2023-05-12 05:00 AM Mar $1439M $1031M $ -50M
2023-06-08 07:00 AM Apr $1439M $1500.0M

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 1438.70 1031.30 USD Million Mar 2023
Current Account -1027.16 -1236.09 USD Million Mar 2023
Current Account to GDP -4.50 -2.90 percent of GDP Dec 2022
Imports 4341.10 3847.70 USD Million Mar 2023
Exports 5779.80 4879.00 USD Million Mar 2023
External Debt 102830.00 102172.00 USD Million Mar 2023
Terms of Trade 106.61 105.73 points Mar 2023
Remittances 906.00 929.00 USD Million Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 1462.00 2515.00 USD Million Dec 2022

Peru Balance of Trade
In 2021, Peru recorded a trade surplus for the fifth consecutive year. The top exports of Peru are copper ore, gold, refined copper, and animal meal and pellets, exported primarily to China, the United States, South Korea, and Japan. The top imports of Peru are refined petroleum, broadcasting equipment, and computers, imported mainly from China, the United States, and Brazil.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1438.70 1031.30 2048.30 -675.90 1957 - 2023 USD Million Monthly

News Stream
Peru Trade Surplus Narrows in January
Peru’s trade surplus narrowed to USD 1,069 million in January 2023 from USD 1,237 million in the same month a year earlier. Year-on-year, exports fell 14.5 percent to USD 4,695 million, weighed down by the decrease in sales for traditional goods (-22.4 percent), while those of non-traditional goods increased (7.2 percent). At the same time, imports declined 14.8 percent to USD 3,626 million, amid lower purchases of capital goods (-23.2 percent), intermediate (-14.5 percent), and consumption (-1.9 percent).
Peru Trade Surplus Narrows Sharply
Peru’s trade surplus plunged to USD 689 million in September 2022 from USD 1,625 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. Exports fell 4.6% year-on-year to USD 5,554 million, mainly due to lower shipments of traditional goods (-8.1%). Meantime, imports grew by 16% to USD 4,865 million, amid rises in arrivals of consumer goods (18.1%), intermediate (21.0%), and capital goods (5.3%).