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Peru Industries

Peru industriesinclude textile industry, mineral industry, food industry, etc. Peru has various kinds of industries. Some of the Peru industries are-
  • Mineral Industry
  • Iron and Steel Industry
  • Petroleum Industry
  • Fishing Industry
  • Textile Industry
  • Food Industry
The development of modern industries of Perumainly took place after World War II. Before that time Peru industries were absorbed in mineral products, agricultural products, manufacturing textile and leather products. Between the year 1950 and 1980 the contribution of Peru Industries towards domestic production raised from 13.6 % to 24.5 %. Over the last 40 years industrial development comprehended a large number of industries in Peru.

The manufacturing products of Peru Industries include electronic products, engineering products, tobacco products, rubber products, plastic products, etc. Around 70 % of the Peruvian industry is focused on in the metropolitan region of Lima. The main trading collaborators of Peru are the United States, Japan, Germany and Argentina.

Most of the factories of Peru are situated within the greater Lima region. The mining industry of Peru is very large. Minerals like coal, silver, iron ore, gold, etc. are drawn out from Peru's mining industry.

Fish meal, cotton, coffee, minerals and sugar are the chief export items of Peru and motor vehicles, machinery, food, chemicals and metals are the chief import items of Peru.