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Peru

Peru ranked No. 34 in total trade value through October with a total of $14.57 billion. Exports totaled $8.06 billion and Imports totaled $6.51 billion, a surplus of $1.55 billion.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $14.57 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $2,224,388,523
2Miami International Airport $1,642,129,218
3Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $1,168,506,860
4Port of New Orleans $685,430,944
5Port Miami $630,328,164
6Port of Los Angeles $620,775,861
7Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $599,397,570
8Port Everglades, Fla. $561,905,693
9Port of Philadelphia $550,942,850
10Port of New York $424,747,379

U.S. trade with Peru rose to $14.57 billion through October

Peru’s trade with the United States rose to $14.57 billion through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 12.36 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Peru’s exports increased 12.66 percent while imports rose 11.99 percent. The U.S. surplus with Peru was $1.55 billion.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Miami International Airport; No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Port Miami. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Houston No. 2 Miami International Airport No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 43.58 percent of Peru’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston rose 12.62 percent to $2.22 billion.
    Exports rose 13.76 percent to $1.71 billion. Imports rose 8.99 percent to $512.98 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Miami International Airport fell 14.77 percent to $1.64 billion.
    Exports rose 3.24 percent to $1.12 billion. Imports fell 38.08 percent to $520.22 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 0.48 percent to $1.17 billion.
    Exports fell 12.04 percent to $36.26 million. Imports fell 0.06 percent to $1.13 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans fell 14.68 percent to $685.43 million.
    Exports fell 18.1 percent to $500.11 million. Imports fell 3.81 percent to $185.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port Miami rose 276.45 percent to $630.33 million.
    Exports rose 347.97 percent to $485.17 million. Imports rose 145.46 percent to $145.16 million.

Peru ranked No. 34 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 36.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Peru by value through October were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Corn; Low value shipments; Computers; and Plastics, respectively. They accounted for 42.5 percent of total exports to Peru.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Peru –– Gold; Gasoline, other fuels; Molybdenum ores, concentrates; Grapes, fresh or dried; and Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. –– accounted for 49.58 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Peru:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 18.29 percent compared to last year to $2.44 billion.
  • Corn rose 2.23 percent compared to last year to $442.36 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 14.55 percent compared to last year to $199.47 million.
  • Computers rose 18.5 percent compared to last year to $171 million.
  • Plastics rose 31.98 percent compared to last year to $169.8 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Peru:

  • Gold rose 0.2 percent compared to last year to $1.5 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 40.43 percent compared to last year to $919.42 million.
  • Molybdenum ores, concentrates rose 63.96 percent compared to last year to $293.04 million.
  • Grapes, fresh or dried rose 49.2 percent compared to last year to $279.9 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 7.51 percent compared to last year to $235.13 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Peru recorded $15.97 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; Houston; New Orleans; Great Falls, Mont.; and New York City. Total U.S. exports to Peru were $ 8.69 billion and imports from Peru were $7.28 billion. The U.S. surplus with Peru was $1.4 billion.