Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) rose to 46.9% in Peru in 2017

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Peru | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 46.9 % in 2017 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.56 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Peru reached an all time high of 58.4 % in 2008 and an all time low of 22.5 % in 1989. When compared to Peru's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Bolivia amounted to 56.7 %, 24.1 % in Brazil, 55.7 % in Chile and 34.3 % in Colombia in 2017.

Peru has been ranked 139th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina % 35.2% 30.5% 29.3% 28.4% 22.5%
Bolivia % 82.5% 84.9% 81.2% 85.3% 67.9%
Brazil % 23.9% 25.1% 25.8% 24.7% 27.0%
Chile % 72.2% 68.3% 65.0% 65.3% 59.0%
Colombia % 39.5% 38.9% 38.0% 37.5% 38.4%
Paraguay % 76.4% 72.6% 70.6% 67.6% 65.6%
Peru % 56.0% 52.6% 49.8% 46.8% 45.1%
Uruguay % 53.2% 55.1% 49.7% 49.1% 45.3%
Venezuela % 49.6% 50.4% 54.3% 48.1% ... ... ...