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EMBASSY OF PERU IN THAILAND
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Peru's Economy and Country Profile

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Country Overview

Head of State: President H.E. Mr. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (since July 2016)

National Day: 28th July

Population: 31.5 million (2016)

Religion: Principal Roman Catholic

Official Language: Spanish                                                    

Size: 1,285,216 sq.km.

Capital CityLima

Location: Peru is located on the west central coast of South America, bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, Chile to the south, Bolivia and Brazil to the east, Colombia and Ecuador to the north


Economic

Currency: Sol (PEN)

GDP (current prices): US$ 195 billion (2016)

GDP per capita PPP: US$ 13,019 (2016)

Real GDP Growth: 3.9% (2016)

Export Partners: Germany, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, South Korea, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, United States and Venezuela

Principal Exports: Gold, copper, silver, zinc, lead, crude oil and by-products, coffee, potatoes, asparagus, paprika, organic bananas, quinoa, artichoke, berries, mango, cacao, textiles, fishmeal and urea.

Import Partners: Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, South Korea, Ecuador, United States and Mexico

Principal Imports: Petroleum and by-products, plastics, machinery, vehicles, iron, steel, wheat and paper


For more information: https://peru.info/en-us/


8th September 2017

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Email
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Telephone
+662 260 6243/45/48

Address

EMBASSY OF PERU IN THAILAND
Glas Haus Bldg. 16th Floor.
Sukhumvit 25, Wattana,
Bangkok,10110
Thailand