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Peru posts US$981 million trade surplus in June

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Exports in June totaled US$4.894 billion, up 68.2% year-on-year and 19.0% over June 2019, while imports totaled US$3.913 billion, up 73.0% over 2020 and 23.0% over June 2019, the Central Bank reported over the weekend.

The increase is "reflective of the rebound in economic activity and high metal prices," it added.

The 12-month aggregate surplus stood at US$12.294 billion, achieving its highest level for the third consecutive month since records began, according to the Central Bank.

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