Peru September Exports Fall 3.3% From Year Ago, El Comercio Says

Peru’s exports declined 3.3 percent to $3.86 billion in September compared with the year earlier period, El Comercio reported, citing a report from exporters association Adex.

Commodity shipments declined 2 percent while non-commodity sales slid for the first time this year, falling 6.4 percent, Adex said, according to the Lima-based newspaper.

In the first nine months of the year, exports decreased 3 percent to $33.5 billion, El Comercio said.

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