Imports of Goods moderates
The total Imports of Goods grew by
20.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017. This was lower than the 26.3 percent in the same period last year.
The growth of the sector was due to the following commodities: Component/Devices (Semiconductors),
36.9 percent; Electronic Data Processing, 67.8 percent; Transport Equipment, 33.6 percent; Base Metals, 34.2 percent; and Communication/Radar, 51.3 percent.
Meanwhile, the following commodities declined: Telecommunication, by
44.7 percent; Artificial resin, by 4.4 percent; and Office Equipment, by 16.4 percent.