Peru

Location: South America

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Population: 29,549,000 (Estimate July 2012)

Language(s): Spanish 84.1% (official); Quecha 13% (Official)

Currency:   Nuevo Sol PEN

GDP: $ $301 billion (estimated 2011)

Top Import Commodities:

  • Petroleum products
  • Chemicals
  • Plastics,
  • Machinery
  • Vehicles
  • Power shovels, front end loaders
  • Telecommunication equipment
  • Medical equipment

US 19.5%; China 16.6%; Brazil 6.5%; Ecuador 5.2%; Argentina 4.8%

Other Information:

  • 33rd Largest Export market for the US
  • US Imports have increased 28% in the past 12 months (April 2012)