Peru's gold exports totaled US$6.446 billion between January and November 2017, up by 6.7% over the same period the previous year, the Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) reported.
It must be noted Peru's traditional mining shipments expanded 25.95% by climbing from US$18.774 billion (Jan-Nov 2016) to US$23.645 billion (Jan-Nov 2017).
According to PromPeru, top Peruvian gold destinations were India and the United Arab Emirates.
Thus, gold sales to India reached US$1.212 billion in the January-November period, a 216.21% expansion from the similar term in 2016 (US$383.421 million).
Likewise, gold shipments to the United Arab Emirates increased 37.76% from US$407.476 million (Jan-Nov 2016) to US$561.352 million (Jan-Nov 2017).
In the analyzed period, Peruvian gold sales to the United States
amounted to US$1.621 billion, a 2.56% rise from the same term in 2016 (US$1.581 billion).
Other markets for Peruvian gold exports included China
(+52.29%) and South Africa (+1.98%).