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Peru: Non-traditional exports up 5.3% in last 12 month-period

14:31 | Lima, Jul. 8.

Peruvian non-traditional exports expanded 5.3% in the last 12 months —until May 2019—, the second-highest increase among the main countries of the region, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) has reported.

In the above-mentioned period, Mexico registered a 6.7% rise, followed by Peru (5.3%) and Chile (3.7%). 

Meanwhile, Colombia and Brazil experiences declines of 0.4% and 0.9%, respectively. 

Likewise, non-traditional exports totaled US$5.309 billion between January and May 2019, a 0.4% expansion compared to the same period last year. 

For its part, exported volume increased 5.8%. 

Exports of blueberries (68.1%), grapes (18.4%), giant squid (10.3%), and calcium phosphate (6.1%), among others, stood out. 

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Published: 7/8/2019
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