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Trade in Peru

Peru was the world’s 55th largest exporter of goods and 83rd largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $62.91 billion and $4.96 billion USD respectively. Peru’s top export category was Fuels and mining products, followed by Agricultural products, and Manufactures. In 2022, Peru’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to China, United States and Canada, with trade representing 58.41 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Peru is the world’s 54th largest importer of goods and 56th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $60.98 billion and $13.60 billion USD respectively in 2022. Peru’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment and Fuels and mining products. Leading import partners were China, United States and Brazil. Peru is part of 21 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Andean Community (CAN) and Canada – Peru.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of Peru





WTO Membership Date

1 January 1995

Legal System

civil law system


Spanish, Quechua, Aymarà

Number of Time Zone(s)


Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.


Peruvian sol

Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • Banco Continental SA - Lima, Peru - SWIFT: BCONPEPLXXX

  • Banco Internacional del Peru - Lima, Peru - SWIFT: BINPPEPL

  • Banco Santander Peru - Lima, Peru - SWIFT: BSAPPEPL

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada - ProInversion

    Investment promotion agency

    [email protected]
  • Comisión de Promoción del Perú para la Exportación y el Turismo

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]

Government MSME Agency

  • Ministry of Production (PRODUCE)

  • The Credit Support Programme for Small and Microenterprises (PAME)


  • Cooperation for Social Development Fund (FONCODES)

  • National Council for the Development of Micro and Small Enterprises (CODEMYPE)


  • Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agraria - SENASA
    Phone: +(51 1) 313 3300 ext 2643

    Av. La Molina n° 1915

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.

    Phone: +(51 1) 513-6100; Ext. 1223


    Calle Uno Oeste N° 50

    Lima 27

    [email protected]
  • Instituto Nacional de Calidad (INACAL)
    Phone: +(51 1) 640 8820

    Rosario Uría Toro
    Calle Las Camelias 815, San Isidro

    [email protected], [email protected]

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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