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%.