Peru

Infographic showing trade figures for U.S. agricultural exports to Peru

The U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement entered into force on February 1, 2009 and has boosted U.S. exports by cutting agricultural tariffs and improving market access for many U.S. products.

While bulk commodities still comprise more than half of U.S. agricultural exports to Peru, the country’s steady economic growth and expanding middle class are fueling demand for higher-value, consumer-oriented products. U.S. sales of such products have grown by more than 300 percent since 2009, from $58 million to more than $235 million in FY 2015, led by dairy products, prepared foods, and beef and beef products.

Data & Analysis

April 24, 2017
On March 29, 2017, Peru suspended imports of poultry products from the States of Tennessee and Wisconsin.
April 14, 2017
The U.S. - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA) has served to generate a continuing symbiotic trade relationship between the United States and Peru that shows no signs of diminishing.
April 13, 2017
Poultry production growing at five percent a year continues to drive demand for imported U.S. corn, making Peru our fifth largest overseas market.
April 12, 2017
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