Peru

The United States exported $666 million in food and agricultural products to Peru in fiscal year 2013, a 15.5 percent increase from the previous year. Top exports included wheat, cotton and dairy products.

The U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA) entered into force on February 1, 2009. Since 2010, USDA has helped to develop the capacityof Peruvian agricultural institutions to support PTPA implementation and facilitate U.S. agricultural exports through an agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development.   

Data & Analysis

February 18, 2015
Despite Peru’s slower economic growth forecast for 2015, the country still offers excellent opportunities for exporters of U.S. food and agricultural products.
February 18, 2015
During November 2014, FAS Lima facilitated for a major Peruvian lumber importer the release of ten container loads of U.S.-origin southern yellow pine.
February 11, 2015
The Peruvian Agricultural Innovation Institute has confirmed finding adventitious presence of genetically-modified (GM) corn in one corn field in northern Peru.