Top Peruvian Imports from the World
In 2015, Peru bought US$38.1 billion worth of imported products up by 0.4% since 2011 but down 9.8% from 2014 to 2015.
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from China

China's exports to Peru amounted to
$8.7 billion or 22.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $2.1 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.4 billion
  3. Vehicles: $553.9 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $430.1 million
  5. Iron and steel: $402.5 million
  6. Plastics: $311.9 million
  7. Footwear: $241.4 million
  8. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $238.3 million
  9. Toys, games: $224.8 million
10. Knit or crochet clothing: $205.4 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from the US

America's exports to Peru amounted to
$7.9 billion or 20.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Oil: $2.1 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.3 billion
  3. Cereals: $555.7 million
  4. Plastics: $472.8 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $392.6 million
  6. Vehicles: $376.7 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $191.2 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $165.6 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $158.4 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $146 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.9 billion or 5.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $404.6 million
  2. Machinery: $263.3 million
  3. Plastics: $161 million
  4. Iron and steel: $159 million
  5. Paper: $110.9 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $103.1 million
  7. Oil: $64.9 million
  8. Rubber: $44 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $42.4 million
10. Cereals: $39.5 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Mexico

Mexico's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.7 billion or 4.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $453.7 million
  2. Vehicles: $318.9 million
  3. Machinery: $290.3 million
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $98.1 million
  5. Plastics: $70.4 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $44.4 million
  7. Cereal, milk preparations: $40.7 million
  8. Iron and steel: $28.1 million
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $25.3 million
10. Iron or steel products: $20.6 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Colombia

Colombia's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.3 billion or 3.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Oil: $237.9 million
  2. Plastics: $152.3 million
  3. Perfumes, cosmetics: $124.2 million
  4. Sugar: $120.8 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $62.4 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $58.6 million
  7. Other manufactured products: $54.9 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $48.8 million
  9. Soaps, lubricants, candles: $45.5 million
10. Paper: $42.7 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.3 billion or 3.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $520.7 million
  2. Plastics: $170.5 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $131.1 million
  4. Machinery: $91.4 million
  5. Iron and steel: $62.1 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $44 million
  7. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $34.7 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $32.5 million
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $26.3 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $25.8 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: $100.3 million
  2. Plastics: $81.3 million
  3. Machinery: $80.6 million
  4. Paper: $77.4 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $72.9 million
  6. Fruits, nuts: $69.1 million
  7. Fertilizers: $66.1 million
  8. Fish: $58.3 million
  9. Other food preparations: $54.2 million
10. Iron and steel: $54.2 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.1 billion or 2.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $320.3 million
  2. Vehicles: $174.5 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $124 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $70.7 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $68.6 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $43.7 million
  7. Plastics: $35.5 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $31.6 million
  9. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $21.3 million
10. Iron and steel: $20.9 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.1 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $429.2 million
  2. Machinery: $184.9 million
  3. Rubber: $141.4 million
  4. Iron and steel: $106.1 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $58.2 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $41.9 million
  7. Oil: $34.4 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $8.2 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $7.7 million
10. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $7.2 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Ecuador

Ecuador's exports to Peru amounted to
$991.3 million or 2.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Oil: $693.1 million
  2. Fish: $53.4 million
  3. Wood: $36.9 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $21.9 million
  5. Food waste, animal fodder: $21.7 million
  6. Meat, seafood preparations: $19.9 million
  7. Plastics: $17.8 million
  8. Paper: $14.4 million
  9. Cocoa: $12.5 million
10. Machinery: $11.1 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from India

India's exports to Peru amounted to
$934.6 million or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $163.4 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $144.1 million
  3. Cotton: $112.6 million
  4. Iron and steel: $70 million
  5. Machinery: $55.3 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $46.5 million
  7. Aluminum: $42.5 million
  8. Manmade filaments: $33.4 million
  9. Manmade staple fibers: $31.4 million
10. Plastics: $27.1 million
Fastest-Growing Peruvian Imports 2015
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.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis