Peru's non-traditional exports totaled US$13.783 billion in 2019, a 4% increase compared to the figure registered in 2018 and 122% higher than in 2009, the Central Reserve Bank (BCR) reported on Tuesday.
According to the BCR, these exports represented 6% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
In 2019, the greater shipments of grapes (+6.7%), blueberries
(+50.5%), avocados (+3.9%), frozen giant squid (+60.6%), and asparagus (+4%) stood out.
Moreover, the issuing entity indicated that the main destinations for Peruvian agricultural exports
were the United States, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom.