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Peru: Total exports up 18.64% in November 2017


15:25 | Lima, Jan. 1.

Peru's total exports expanded 18.64% in November 2017 over the same period in 2016, National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) reported.

Such expansion was mainly underpinned by higher shipments of traditional (25.16%) and non-traditional (3.66%) products.

Based on information available on December 28, the most demanded traditional products were those derived from mining activities such as: copper, gold, zinc, and tin, as well as petroleum derivatives and natural gas. 

As for non-traditional sectors, farming, textile, chemical, metal-mechanic, iron and steel products stood out. 

Imports

According to information released on December 25, imports of raw material and intermediate products increased by 20.88%, followed by those of capital goods and construction material (13.65%), as well as consumer goods (8.17%). 

Last November, total imports registered a 15.36% rise over the same period in 2016. 

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Published: 1/1/2018