Question: What does Peru import and export?

Does Peru export or import more?

U.S.-Peru Trade Facts

Exports were $13.7 billion; imports were $7.5 billion. The U.S. goods and services trade surplus with Peru was $6.2 billion in 2019. Peru is currently our 35th largest goods trading partner with $15.8 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2019.

What crops does Peru import?

Peru currently imports corn and sugarcane, despite its long history of development of both crops. According to the Department of Agriculture, Peru has been a net agricultural importer since 1980, with agriculture imports worth roughly US$200 million more than exports in 1999.

What is Peru famous for producing?

Peru’s main exports are copper, gold, zinc, textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufactures, machinery, services and fish meal. The country’s major trade partners are the United States, China, Brazil, the European Union and Chile.

What is Peru’s biggest import?

Imports The top imports of Peru are Refined Petroleum ($3.05B), Crude Petroleum ($2.05B), Cars ($1.45B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.23B), and Delivery Trucks ($1.01B), importing mostly from China ($9.61B), United States ($8.9B), Brazil ($2.25B), Chile ($1.79B), and Mexico ($1.66B).

What are four typical Peruvian foods?

The four traditional staples of Peruvian cuisine are corn, potatoes and other tubers, Amaranthaceaes (quinoa, kañiwa and kiwicha), and legumes (beans and lupins). Staples brought by the Spanish include rice, wheat and meats (beef, pork and chicken).

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What gemstones are found in Peru?

Peruvian Blue Opal and Pink Opal are perhaps the most famous gemstones found in Peru. They were discovered in the famous copper mine, the Lily Mine, Pisco Umay, Ica, Peru in 1993.