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Peru: Non-traditional exports up 1.8% in Jan-Apr 2019

18:46 | Lima, Jun. 9.

Peru's non-traditional exports totaled US$4.249 billion in January-April 2019, up 1.8% compared to the same period last year, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) reported on Sunday.

Likewise, the bank underscored the increase of 7.6% in exports volume during the same period.

The issuing entity said higher sales of grapes (18.6%), giant squid (37.7%), avocados (8.5%), blueberries (69.4%) and frozen mangoes (4.6%), among other products, were reported during the first four months of the year.

In the last 12 months to April 2019, non-traditional exports recorded the highest growth rate (7%) among the region's major countries.

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Published: 6/9/2019
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