Peru - Current Account Balance





Peru: Current Account Balance

Mnemonic TAB.IPER
Unit Millions US $, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 31.29 %
Data 2019 Q3 -1,163
2019 Q2 -886.09

Series Information

Source Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP)
Release Balance of Payments
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1980
End Date 9/30/2019

Peru: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Balance of Goods 2019 Q3 1,172 1,264 Mil. USD, NSA Quarterly
Current Account Balance 2019 Q3 -1,163 -886.09 Millions US $, NSA Quarterly
Exports of Goods 2019 Q3 11,695 11,478 Mil. USD, NSA Quarterly
Imports of Goods 2019 Q3 -10,523 -10,213 Mil. USD, NSA Quarterly
Exports of Goods and Services 2017 167,243,000,000 145,131,000,000 NCU Annual
Imports of Goods and Services 2017 155,801,000,000 147,578,000,000 NCU Annual
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2017 140,496,000,000 131,057,000,000 NCU Annual
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2017 142,383,000,000 134,031,000,000 NCU Annual

Release Information

In accordance with the International Monetary Fund's website:

  • In general, Peru follows the guidelines in the fifth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM5).
  • Analytical Framework: The balance of payments is compiled by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP), following the guidelines of the fifth edition of the IMF's "Balance of Payments Manual" (BPM5). Its concepts and definitions are in line with IMF recommendations.
  • Definition: The balance of payments is the statistical statement summarizing the economic transactions of Peruvian residents with the rest of the world.
  • Export and import data are available on a monthly and quarterly basis, and data on the other balance of payments categories are available only on a quarterly basis.
  • Transactions coverage: Standards and guidelines recommended by the IMF on residency are followed. No transaction is intentionally excluded.
  • Geographical coverage: The data cover the entire national economic territory.
  • Data are disseminated in millions of US dollars showing the following components: exports and imports of goods; exports and imports of services; factor income of the public and private sectors; current transfers; the public sector financial account; the private sector financial account; short-term capital; exceptional financing; and flows of international reserves held by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP). 
Please refer to the summary methodologies located on the International Monetary Fund's website.

Further information is available through the Central Bank of Peru:


 The data are preliminary when first released in the BCRP’s Nota Semanal and are revised every quarter.The balance of payments is considered final 18 months after the end of the reference year.