The country’s total Exports of Goods expanded by
9.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. This growth rate was faster than the 9.0 percent increase during the same period in the previous year.
The top contributors to the increase in the total Exports of Goods were: Control Instrumentation,
185.1 percent; Metal Components, 36.2 percent; Components/ Devices (Semiconductors), 2.2 percent; Consumer Electronics, 53.1 percent; and, Electronic Data Processing, 9.9 percent.
Meanwhile, the following commodities pulled down the growth of the sector: Office Equipment, down by
24.4 percent; Ignition Wiring Sets, declined by 6.4 percent; and, Pineapple and Pineapple Products, down by 15.6 percent.