Shipping to Peru

Ocean Freight to Peru

At DFreight, we provide a wide range of business sea freight services for a variety of commodities, including foods, fruits, electronicscosmetics, and furniture; offering transparent, effective, and reliable door-to-door cargo to Peru from the UAE and vice versa. You can conduct business without being concerned about the challenges of shipping from the UAE to Peru using our all-in-one digital freight solutions.

Our digital freight forwarding platform provides real-time monitoring of shipments, ensuring that you have complete visibility and control over your cargo. We offer end-to-end services tailored to your unique requirements, making shipping to and from Peru a hassle-free experience. We help you ship business cargo to various cities in Peru, including Lima, Cusco, Arequipa, etc. in the easiest, fastest, and safest way possible.

You can rely on DFreight to assist you with all of your international cargo shipping to Peru thanks to our FCL and LCL shipment ocean freight cargo services. With the help of our digital freight platform, you may submit your inquiry right away and receive the best competitive prices for shipping your cargo to Peru.

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Major Sea Ports in Peru
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Port of Callao

The main commercial seaport of Peru is Callao Port, which is just 12 kilometers from Lima, the country’s capital, and close to other significant ports. A sizable naval facility is located at the port, which is also frequently used by passenger ships, breakbulk carriers hauling dry and liquid bulk, liquefied gas, containers, etc., and cargo ships.

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Port of Paita

Near the northern shore of Callao, Port of Paita is located 500 kilometers away. Due to the fact that it handles 10% of all cargo traffic, it is the main port for the northern region of the nation. Since its establishment in the Middle Ages, Paita harbor has been used by European whaling ships, and it was formerly regarded as a significant harbor. These ships stopped there for maintenance, repairs, and to refill on ship supplies. It had a natural harbor that was well protected and provided convenient anchoring.

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Port of Matarani

The port of Matarani is located in southern Peru. This port exports commodities like tin ingots, timber, coffee, wood, grain, and other typical cargo like grain and cereals. The port has two conventional cargo handling docks, one of which is designated for general cargo, containerized goods, and liquids. It is 570 meters long and has a 9-meter draft. Only shipments of minerals are handled at the second berth, which is 270 meters long.

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Top Peru Exports and Imports

The top exports of Peru are Copper Ore, Gold, Refined Copper, Animal Meal and Pellets, and Iron Ore, exporting mostly to China, United States, South Korea, Japan, and Canada.

The top imports of Peru are Refined Petroleum, Crude Petroleum, Broadcasting Equipment, Cars, and Delivery Trucks, importing mostly from China, United States, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

Market Update 2023

According to OEC, in 2021, Peru was the number 48 economy in the world in terms of GDP, the number 54 in total exports, the number 56 in total imports, the number 88 economy in terms of GDP per capita and the number 91 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index.

Peru exported US$887.34 Million during 2021 to the United Arab Emirates and imported US$62.68 Million during 2021 from the UAE, according to the Trading Economics database.

The UAEPeru freight market is set to be incredibly robust in 2023. As both countries continue to modernize and prioritize trade and logistics, they look to capitalize on one another for international freight and transportation services. With the advent of digital freight, this market is set to grow exponentially in the coming years, offering increased convenience and cost efficiency for transitive goods and resources. Furthermore, with Peru‘s open attitude towards free trade and the UAE‘s expansive global connections, these two countries are an ideal match for leading the charge in a prosperous freight market.

Banned Products

Importers to Peru must be aware of the banned and restricted items that are forbidden or limited by the government of Peru. These banned products for importing to Peru include hazardous waste, falsified medicines, psychoactive substances, firearms, preColumbian artifacts, and endangered animals. It is important for importers to know and obey the laws of the country and to adhere to all customs regulations. Customs authorities conduct inspections and may seize illegal shipments.

Documents & Customs Clearance

One thing to take into account when exporting cargo internationally is customs clearance. You must be aware of the customs clearance regulations of the destination countries when shipping cargo from Peru.

The following documentation must be given to local customs for international shipments by the supplier, consignee, or intermediary:

A commercial invoice
A packing list
A bill of lading
A certificate of origin

Rules & Regulations

When importing goods to Peru, it is important to familiarize yourself with the local regulations and laws. All imports into Peru must be declared through customs and in some cases, accompanied by an import permit. Additionally, certain items such as food, liquor, jewelry, and arms require special permits. All imported goods must have an invoice or commercial document associated with them, and businesses importing goods must have an Import License. All imported goods are subject to customs inspection, and they must meet Peru‘s health, hygiene, safety, and environmental standards. Lastly, all imported goods are subject to Peruvian taxes, and the rate of taxation varies depending on the country of origin.

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