reached US$1.224 billion in November 2019, a 7.6% expansion over the same period in 2018, the Central Reserve Bank (BCR) has reported.
"This growth was explained by higher shipped volumes (6.6%) —mainly of farming
, fishery, and iron-steel products— and due to increased average prices," the entity underlined.
Likewise, the issuing entity pointed out that —in the first eleven months of 2019— the increased sales of avocados (+2.6%), blueberries
(+53.6%), grapes (+10.1%), frozen giant squid (+54.1%), and asparagus (+3%), among other products, were registered.
Peru's non-traditional exports
value registered a rise of 4.4% in the last 12-month period that ended in November 2019. Compared with other Latin American countries, it meant the highest growth among the main countries in the region.