Peru Economy – Exports And Imports

Peru Economy – Exports And Imports


Peru is a South American nation. Peru is classified as upper middle income by the World Bank and is the 39th largest in the world by total GDP. Peru is one of the world’s fastest-growing economies with a 2012 GDP growth rate of 6.3%.

Peru is an emerging, social market economy characterised by a high level of foreign trade. The inequality of opportunities has declined: between 1991 and 2012 Peru’s rating on The World Bank’s Human Opportunity Index improved substantially as increased public investment in water, sanitation and electric power has sustained the downward trend in inequality of opportunities

Peru Economy Overview :

Currency : Sol

GDP per capita : 6,045.65 USD (2016) World Bank

GNI per capita : 12,480 PPP dollars (2016) World Bank

GDP growth rate : 3.9% annual change (2016) World Bank

Internet users : 36.5% of the population (2011) World Bank

Gross national income : 39,668.47 crores PPP dollars (2016) World Bank

Peru Exports And Imports :

Peru’s main exports are gold, zinc, copper, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, manufactures and fish meal, its major trade partners are the United States, European Union, China, Chile and China.

Peru Tourism :

Tourism has represented a new growth industry in Peru since the early 1990s, with the government and private sector dedicating considerable energies to boosting the country’s tourist destinations both to Peruvians and foreigners.

Manufacturing :

Peru has developed a medium manufacturing sector. The sector now represents 23 percent of GDP and is tied heavily to mining, fishing, agriculture, construction and textiles. Manufacturing is mainly devoted to processing to gain a value-added advantage. The most promising sector is textiles, metal mechanics, food industry, agricultural industry, manufactures, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, machinery and services.


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