Peru: US Pulse Exports to Peru Up Significantly in 2020

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   PE2021-0013

In 2020, Peru ranked as the eighth largest destination for U.S. pulses in terms of both volume and value as the COVID-19 pandemic drove domestic demand higher, boosted by consumers' focus on a healthier, more economic, and balanced diet. Peru’s imports of U.S. pulses in calendar year 2020 were up 61 percent by volume and 79 percent by value, reaching exports of 51,259 metric tons valued at $33.3 million. The United States continues to be the second largest supplier for Peru’s pulse imports.

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