Peru's non-traditional exports
totaled US$1.038 billion in March 2019, thus increasing 1.4% compared to the same month last year, underlining the rise of shipped volume (+7.2%), Central Reserve Bank (BCR) has informed.
In this sense, the issuing entity indicated non-traditional sales abroad
amounted to US$3.232 billion in the first quarter of this year (+2.9%).
This outcome was underpinned by a 9.3% increase in exports, especially of farming
Likewise, the fishery
(+34.8%) and chemical (+4.8%) sectors posted the highest dynamism.
In the first three months of the year, fishery (+20.5%), and textile
(+7.2%), and farming (+6.8%) products recorded greater sales.
In the last 12 months —until March 2019— Peru's non-traditional exports
registered the highest growth (+9.2%) among the main Latin American countries.