Top Peruvian Imports from the World
In 2016, Peru bought US$36.1 billion worth of imported products down by -14.3% since 2012 and down by -5.2% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from China

China's exports to Peru amounted to
$8.2 billion or 22.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $2.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  3. Vehicles: $516 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $382.7 million
  5. Iron and steel: $370.2 million
  6. Plastics: $296.5 million
  7. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $212 million
  8. Toys, games: $208.8 million
  9. Footwear: $199.4 million
10. Rubber: $175 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from the US

America's exports to Peru amounted to
$7.1 billion or 19.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $2.1 billion
  2. Machinery: $919.1 million
  3. Cereal, milk preparations: $636.1 million
  4. Vehicles: $444.2 million
  5. Plastics: $437.9 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $264.2 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $154.7 million
  8. Food waste, animal fodder: $151.8 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $142.8 million
10. Iron or steel products: $125.7 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Peru amounted to
$2.1 billion or 5.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $419.9 million
  2. Machinery: $291.1 million
  3. Iron and steel: $225 million
  4. Plastics: $158.4 million
  5. Paper: $145.8 million
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $100.7 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $100.3 million
  8. Furniture, lighting, signs: $45.9 million
  9. Rubber: $41.9 million
10. Footwear: $37.5 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Mexico

Mexico's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.7 billion or 4.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $444.2 million
  2. Vehicles: $300.3 million
  3. Machinery: $271.5 million
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $98.7 million
  5. Plastics: $59.6 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $39.7 million
  7. Cereal, milk preparations:$36.7 million
  8. Iron and steel: $27.4 million
  9. Other food preparations: $26.3 million
10. Paper: $25.6 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Korea

South Korea's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.3 billion or 3.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $550 million
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $155.9 million
  3. Machinery: $129.6 million
  4. Plastics: $97.5 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $77.2 million
  6. Iron and steel: $47.8 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $33.3 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $28.2 million
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $25.3 million
10. Rubber: $22.4 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Colombia

Colombia's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.2 billion or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $203.3 million
  2. Plastics: $127.9 million
  3. Perfumes, cosmetics: $117.2 million
  4. Sugar: $104.7 million
  5. Soaps, lubricants, candles: $62.1 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $60.4 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $55.9 million
  8. Other manufactured products: $53.5 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $43.7 million
10. Vehicles: $40.6 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Chile

Chile's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.2 billion or 3.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Wood: $87.6 million
  2. Machinery: $84.3 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $80.1 million
  4. Plastics: $77.9 million
  5. Paper: $71.3 million
  6. Fruits, nuts: $67.9 million
  7. Fish: $52.2 million
  8. Other food preparations: $51.1 million
  9. Fertilizers: $41.3 million
10. Iron and steel: $36.2 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.1 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $405.1 million
  2. Vehicles: $156 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $89.5 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $72.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $67.7 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $42.8 million
  7. Plastics: $34.5 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $26.9 million
  9. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $21.7 million
10. Iron and steel: $18.3 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Ecuador

Ecuador's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.1 billion or 3.0% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $785.1 million
  2. Fish: $45 million
  3. Wood: $34.8 million
  4. Food waste, animal fodder: $25.2 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $24.1 million
  6. Meat, seafood preparations: $20.3 million
  7. Clocks and watches: $16.9 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $16.1 million
  9. Plastics: $15 million
10. Paper: $11.5 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Peru amounted to
$1 billion or 2.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $443.3 million
  2. Machinery: $219.3 million
  3. Rubber: $94.5 million
  4. Iron and steel: $83.4 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $43.6 million
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $38.5 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $31.6 million
  8. Plastics: $10.3 million
  9. Ores, slag, ash: $7.6 million
10. Iron or steel products: $7.5 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Argentina

Argentina's exports to Peru amounted to
$912.5 million or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $249.5 million
  2. Other chemical goods: $145.9 million
  3. Vehicles: $98.9 million
  4. Cereal, milk preparations: $69.3 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $44 million
  6. Food waste, animal fodder: $35.8 million
  7. Machinery: $28.9 million
  8. Ores, slag, ash: $25.4 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $23.4 million
10. Plastics: $15.4 million
Fastest-Growing Peruvian Imports 2016
Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis