Exporting Products to PERU

Peru is bordered by Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and the Pacific Ocean. Its three largest cities are Lima (its capital), Arequipa and Trujillo.

Trade agreement with the EU: Yes, read more here
Peruvian national currency: Sol (PEN)
Official language: Spanish


tt_air Transit time via air from the UK to airport in Peru is approximately 3 days. Peru's main cargo international airport is Jorge Chavez, located in the metropolitan area of Lima.


tt_sea Transit time via sea from the UK to port in Peru is approximately 28 days. Peru’s main sea port is Callao.


docs Export documents required include packing list, commercial invoice, and health / organic / origin / phytosanitary certificate(s) where applicable. Requirements for the Peruvian importer include tax indentification number (RUC), and registration as importer at SUNAT. Requirements for the British exporter include having an EORI number.


Top-10 products exported from the United Kingdom to Peru in 2017

1. Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical
    appliances; parts thereof
    .................................................................................................$47.6 m

2. Beverages, spirits and vinegar
    .................................................................................................$42.7 m

3. Vehicles; other than railway or tramway rolling stock,
    and parts and accessories thereof
    .................................................................................................$30.3 m

4. Pharmaceutical products
    .................................................................................................$26.8 m

5. Optical/photo/technical/medical apparatus;
    parts and accessories
    .................................................................................................$19.2 m

6. Electrical/electronic equipment
    .................................................................................................$10.6 m

7. Printed books, newspapers, pictures
    .................................................................................................$6.8 m

8. Plastics and articles thereof
    .................................................................................................$6.7 m

9. Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries
    .................................................................................................$5.0 m

10. Commodities not specified according to kind
    .................................................................................................$3.8 m

Source: UN Comtrade



Find opportunities to export to Peru

If you are an exporter based in Britain, the UK Department for International Trade (DIT), offers an online data base where you can search for current export opportunities and pitch your products to overseas buyers including Peruvian importers.



If you are an importer based in Peru looking for British products, we invite you to complete the application form at great.gov.uk to access contact details of British exporters via this tool which is administrated by the UK government. When completing the form, please reply 'Britain Latin America Logistics Ltd' to the question 'Where did you hear about great.gov.uk?'


Import Taxes/Restrictions in Peru

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Visit the official Peruvian tariff classification website at SUNAT to consult the applicable import taxes and restrictions (if any) for a particular tariff code.


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