Peru: Exports shrink by 5.5% in January 2022

The CIEN-ADEX export report shows the decrease in products (from 2,043 to 1,982) and markets (from 166 to 153) compared between January 2021 and the same month in 2022. The number of companies increased from 2,972 to 3,036.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peruvian exports decreased by 5.5% in January 2022 compared to the same period in 2021. This is due to lower volumes in the mining sector, which was affected by social conflicts that led to the suspension of production in several mines and transportation in land corridors, according to the Center for World Economic and Business Research of the Association of Exporters (CIEN-ADEX).

Nevertheless, US$4.1287 billion were shipped abroad, with traditional shipments amounting to US$2.6447 billion , a decrease of 14.5%; mining amounted to US$1.8424 billion, registering a decrease . . .

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