External Trade

External Trade Performance : September 2011

Total external trade in goods for January to September 2011 reached $82.765 billion, representing a 5.5 percent increment from $78.485 billion registered during the same period a year earlier. Similarly, total imports grew by 13.5 percent to $45.560 billion from $40.124 billion. On the other hand, aggregate exports fell by 3.0 percent from $38.362 billion in January to September of previous year to $37.205 billion. Thus, the balance of trade in goods (BOT-G) for the Philippines posted a deficit at $8.355 billion for the three quarters of 2011, a value higher than the $1.762 billion deficit recorded during the same period in 2010.

External Trade Performance : October 2011

Total external trade in goods for January to October 2011 reached $91.815 billion, representing a 4.1 percent increment from $88.178 billion registered during the same period a year earlier. Similarly, total imports grew by 12.2 percent to $50.521 billion compared to $45.028 billion posted during the same period a year earlier. Aggregate exports, on the other hand, fell by 4.3 percent from $43.150 billion in January to October of previous year to $41.293 billion. Thus, the balance of trade in goods (BOT-G) for the Philippines posted a deficit of $9.228 billion, a value higher than the $1.878 billion deficit recorded during the same period in 2010.

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