Peru exports up 11.9% in the first 8 months this year

Peruvian exports grew by 11.9% from January through August 2021 compared to the same period last year, as a result of higher sales of both non-traditional and traditional products, which increased by 30.2% and 4.9%, respectively.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Institute of Statistics and Computing (INEI) reported on Monday (11) that Peruvian export revenue reached US$4,326.7 million in August, boosted by higher prices of crude oil and minerals such as tin, copper, iron, zinc and lead.

In the 8th month of the year, the total volume exported increased by 4.2% compared to the same month in 2020, driven mainly by the growth in shipments of non-traditional products (other than minerals and hydrocarbons), which rose by 16.4%.

NON-TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS UP

Specifically, within the sale of non-traditional products . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?