Peru: Market Opportunities for U.S. Pea and Lentils in Peru

Commodities

Peru’s calendar year (CY) 2015 pea and lentil imports are forecast at 73,000 metric tons (MT), up 16 percent compared to 2014. U.S.-origin pea and lentil imports are estimated at 28,000 MT, up nine percent compared to 2013. In terms of value, Peruvian imports of U.S.-origin peas and lentils have jumped from $10 million in CY 2008 to nearly $23 million in 2013, growing with a compound annual growth rate of 17 percent during 2008-13.

Peru: Market Opportunities for U.S. Pea and Lentils in Peru