Peru's trade balance registered a US$4.991 billion surplus between January and September 2018, thus marking 27 months of continuous growth, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) reported.
According to the issuing entity, trade surplus
reached US$463 billion in the ninth month of 2018.
On the other hand, imports
reached US$31.298 billion between January and September 2018, up 10.9% compared to the same period last year.
Said outcome was boosted by higher purchases of inputs (+18.4%), and capital- (+4.6%), as well as consumer-goods (+4.7%).