Peru: Trade surplus stood at US$ 259 million in Apr 2019

10:50 | Lima, Jun.

Peru's trade balance registered a trade surplus of US$259 million last April leading to US$1.486 billion in the first four months of 2019, the Central Reserve Bank (BCR) has reported.

Exports reached US$3.719 billion dollars in April, according to the issuing body.

The exported volume increased 2% due to higher shipments of copper and fishmeal, whereas prices fell 4.2%.

In that month, traditional exports totaled US$2.708 million, and non-traditional exports reached US$996 million.

Imports totaled US$3.46 billion in the fourth month, when purchases of foreign inputs and capital goods increased, but those of consumer goods fell.


Published: 6/10/2019