Top Peruvian Imports from the World
In 2017, Peru bought US$39.7 billion worth of imported products down by -8.3% since 2013 and up by 9.8% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from China

China's exports to Peru amounted to
$8.8 billion or 22.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $2.3 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.3 billion
  3. Vehicles: $574 million
  4. Iron and steel: $444.2 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $346 million
  6. Plastics: $332.8 million
  7. Toys, games: $239.3 million
  8. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $237.4 million
  9. Footwear: $215.9 million
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $208.7 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from the US

America's exports to Peru amounted to
$8.1 billion or 20.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $2.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $875.2 million
  3. Cereals: $711.5 million
  4. Plastics: $477 million
  5. Vehicles: $380.5 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $267 million
  7. Fertilizers: $187.9 million
  8. Iron and steel: $164 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $151.1 million
10. Other chemical goods: $146.2 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Peru amounted to
$2.4 billion or 6.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $541.2 million
  2. Machinery: $279.1 million
  3. Iron and steel: $230.6 million
  4. Plastics: $191.5 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $189.5 million
  6. Paper: $144 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $89.2 million
  8. Cereals: $53.3 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $48 million
10. Meat: $43.1 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Mexico

Mexico's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.8 billion or 4.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $445.5 million
  2. Vehicles: $280.7 million
  3. Machinery: $264.4 million
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $99.8 million
  5. Plastics: $79 million
  6. Ores, slag, ash: $52.6 million
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $41.3 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $37.1 million
  9. Iron and steel: $35.6 million
10. Cereal, milk preparations:$35.6 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Ecuador

Ecuador's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.6 billion or 3.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.2 billion
  2. Fish: $49.7 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $43.8 million
  4. Wood: $35.2 million
  5. Food waste, animal fodder: $33.5 million
  6. Meat, seafood preparations: $21.7 million
  7. Plastics: $15.8 million
  8. Cocoa, cocoa preparations: $11.3 million
  9. Paper: $9.2 million
10. Ores, slag, ash: $8.3 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Colombia

Colombia's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.5 billion or 3.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $451 million
  2. Sugar: $135 million
  3. Plastics: $119.3 million
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $117.3 million
  5. Soaps, lubricants, candles: $90.2 million
  6. Other manufactured products: $51.5 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $51.3 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $50.6 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $49 million
10. Paper: $47.8 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Chile

Chile's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.2 billion or 3.0% of its overall imports.

  1. Wood: $86 million
  2. Machinery: $85.1 million
  3. Plastics: $82.1 million
  4. Fruits, nuts: $76.7 million
  5. Paper: $63.3 million
  6. Iron and steel: $62.7 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $61.1 million
  8. Other food preparations: $56.3 million
  9. Fish: $52 million
10. Woodpulp: $39.9 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Argentina

Argentina's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.2 billion or 2.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $350.8 million
  2. Vehicles: $235.1 million
  3. Cereals: $110.1 million
  4. Food waste, animal fodder: $55.9 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $51.6 million
  6. Fish: $46.4 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $40.8 million
  8. Machinery: $26.5 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $24.3 million
10. Plastics: $20.9 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.1 billion or 2.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $322.2 million
  2. Vehicles: $154.1 million
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $81.5 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $74.3 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $74.3 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $46.3 million
  7. Plastics: $35.9 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $29 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $24.8 million
10. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $20.7 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Spain

Spain's exports to Peru amounted to
$1.1 billion or 2.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $236.3 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $233.3 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $85.9 million
  4. Rubber: $40.1 million
  5. Railway, tram equipment: $38.6 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $37.7 million
  7. Vehicles: $35.6 million
  8. Plastics: $28.6 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $28.5 million
10. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $28.1 million
Top 10 Peruvian Imports from Korea

South Korea's exports to Peru amounted to
$1 billion or 2.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $419.6 million
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $151 million
  3. Plastics: $89.4 million
  4. Machinery: $81.2 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $49.5 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $41.3 million
  7. Iron and steel: $30.9 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $28.1 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $18 million
10. Rubber: $17.8 million
Fastest-Growing Peruvian Imports 2017
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