Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.235 % in 2018 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.62 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Peru reached an all time high of 0.287 % in 2008 and an all time low of 0.112 % in 1989. When compared to Peru's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Bolivia amounted to 0.311 %, 0.145 % in Brazil, 0.288 % in Chile and 0.207 % in Colombia in 2018.
Peru has been ranked 142nd within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.