Peru: Regional exports totaled US$ 13,166 million in the first quarter of the year, reflecting an increase of 4.8%

Published May 22, 2024

Tridge summary

Peru's regional exports reached US$ 13,166 million in the first quarter, growing by 4.8% compared to the same period in 2023, driven by increased production and employment from foreign trade. Significant growth was seen in 11 regions, with Puno, Apurímac, and Loreto leading. National agricultural exports rose by 11%, with contributions from various regions, while mining boosted the south and crude oil, ornamental fish, and coffee exports increased in the east. La Libertad in the north saw a rise in exports, despite declines in other northern areas. The central region, particularly Huánuco and Pasco, also showed growth. Overall, Peru's goods exports grew by 3.5% year-on-year, with regional contributions rising from 81.9% to 84.5%.
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The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Elizabeth Galdo, pointed out that regional exports reached US$ 13,166 million in the first quarter of the year, achieving a growth of 4.8% compared to the same period in 2023. These are significant figures due to the importance that foreign trade has in strengthening local economies: greater production and employment. In that sense, the head of the Sector said that 11 regions achieved important performance: Puno (+247%), Apurímac (+50%), Loreto (+44%), Huánuco (+39%), Madre de Dios (+ 23%), Moquegua (+12%), Pasco (+12%), La Libertad (+9%), Tacna (+9%), Ica (+2%) and Amazonas (+0.1%). “National agricultural exports grew 11% thanks to higher sales from the coast (6.7%), mountains (25.8%) and jungle (40.1%). On the coast, sales of blueberry and avocado stood out, in the mountains those of quinoa, avocado and blueberry, and in the jungle, those of coffee and cocoa beans,” explained Minister Galdo. Regional developmentIn the south, national ...
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