Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Gold exporter Peru led the way in Latin American two-way trade growth with the United States in the first half of the year. (Photo: Peru Mining Ministry)
US exports to Latin America grew in the first half of the year, but imports declined.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
Peru outperformed the top US trade partners in Latin America in two-way trade growth during the first half of the year, according to a Latinvex analysis of data from the US Census Bureau.
Meanwhile, Colombia replaced Chile as the third-largest market for US goods in Latin America while Chile replaced Costa Rica as Latin America’s fifth-largest exporter to the United States.
US exports to Latin America increased, but a decline in imports from the region resulted in a small drop in overall trade.
Total US trade with Latin America reached ...
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