The United States exported $2.9 billion in merchandise to Peru in 2006, up from $1.6 billion in 2002. That was an 88 percent increase during that period, well above the 50 percent increase in U.S. exports to the world. Peru was the 43rd largest market for U.S goods in 2006, out of a total of 230 markets.
Nineteen states exported more than $20 million in goods to Peru in 2006. Ten of these states exported goods worth more than $50 million, and five exported merchandise worth more than $100 million.
Texas and Florida were the top state exporters to Peru in 2006. Texas recorded merchandise exports of $797 million to Peru, while Florida recorded shipments of $658 million. Together, these two states accounted for 50 percent of total U.S. goods exported to Peru in 2006.