Peruvian exports accumulated total surpassed US$2.620 bn in May

Peruvian exports accumulated revenue totaled US$2.626 billion in May 2015, which represented a growth of 11% compared to the same month last year, Peru’s Central Reserve Bank announced. 
The growth enabled the trade deficit to be reduced from US$430 million to US$231 million, it highlighted.

In monthly terms, if compared to April, traditional exports expanded by US$145 million and non-traditional ones by US$110 million.

“Concerning traditional products, the increase is due to greater shipments of: fish-flour and copper," it reported. Agricultural products led to expanding non-traditional exports.

BCR went on to add imports totaled US$2.857 billion in the analyzed period.