Non-mining energy shipments to the UK totaled $134m as of May 2023 | News

Peru’s Economic and Trade Adviser to the UK, Ricardo Romero, reported today that Peruvian non-mining energy shipments to the UK amounted to $134 million through May this year.

He said that in 2022, exports from Peru to the UK totaled $2,080 million, representing a growth of 54.7 percent over the previous year.

He noted that the agricultural sector tops the list of non-mining energy exports in Peru, as he indicated during his presentation at the Promo Europe 2023 Symposium: Intelligence for Export.

It stated that shipments of non-mining energy from Peru to the UK amounted to $444 million last year, or 21% of total exports. He indicated, “a decrease of 3.8% compared to 2021.”

He explained that among non-mining energy exports, the agricultural sector represents 81% of the total, with a value of $357 million, followed by the chemicals sector with $33 million (7%), and fishing with $25 million (6%).

“From January to May 2023, non-mining energy exports amounted to $134 million, an increase of 1.4% over the same period in 2022,” he stated.

Export regions to the United Kingdom

In 2022, Pura accounted for 20% of non-mining energy exports worth $88m, followed by La Libertad with 71m (16%), Ica with 62m (14%) and Lampaic with 59m (13%). He put Cajamarca at 21 million (5%).

He pointed out that regional dispatches, with the exception of Lima and Callao, represented 78% of non-mining energy shipments, valued at $347 million, down by 3.1%.

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He pointed out that 36% of the exporting companies were micro, small and medium companies, with shipments amounting to $25 million last year.

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Publication date: 08/22/2023

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