07 Jan 2019, Radoslav Yordanov, EMIS Editor
Peruvian exports grow 8.9% y/y in January-November
This positive performance was driven by both traditional and non- traditional shipments which increased by 7% y/y and 14.2% y/y, respectively.
The Ministry highlighted that non-traditional exports hit a record high during the period of reference thanks to stronger sales of squid (+67% y/y), blueberries (+47% y/y), grapes (+40% y/y), etc. On the hand, traditional exports growth was mainly underpinned by natural gas (45% y/y) and zinc sales (14.2% y/y).
Vazquez also said that country’s exports to Asia jumped 14% y/y in Jan-Nov, while sales to Europe improved 6.2% y/y.
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