FINAL FOREIGN TRADE STATISTICS January to December 2012

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2013-036

Release Date: 

Saturday, May 4, 2013

 

This report presents the final monthly statistics on exports, imports and the resulting balance of trade in goods (BOT-G) for the Philippines for the year 2012.

Final export and import figures include documents that were received by the National Statistics Office after the cut-off dates. Table 1 shows a comparison of the preliminary and final series of exports for 2012 by month and Table 2, the preliminary and final series of imports by month for 2012. The resulting preliminary and final series of the BOT-G is shown in Table 3.

As shown in Table 1, the final export figure was recorded at US$52,100 million from US$51,995 million for the period January to December 2012. For the same period, the final value of total imports was US$62,129 million, an increase of US$414 million from US$61,714 million (Table 2). The resulting trade balance in goods (BOT-G) amounted to a deficit of US$10,029 million from the preliminary series of US$9,719 million deficit (Table 3).

 

 

 

Advisory Note: Detailed statistical tables at 10-digit 2004 PSCC will be made available by May 24, 2013 upon request to the NSO, attention Industry and Trade Statistics Department - Foreign Trade Statistics (ITSD-FTS).

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