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Wednesday, 25 July 2012 - 12:27
Trade contracts in May
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External trade continued to contract in May with exports falling 15.1% to 710.1 million US dollars and imports easing 6.4% to 1,575 million dollars.

The fall in imports was led by intermediate goods which fell 10% to 972.5 million US dollars while consumer goods fell 11% to 268.5 million US dollars.

The trade gap grew only 2.1% to 865.0 million US dollars.

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