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Wednesday, 26 March 2014 - 13:51
Sri Lanka's trade deficit contracts 5.9 percent in January 2014
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Sri Lanka's trade deficit in January 2014 narrowed further by 5.9 percent to US$ 756 million dollars as earnings from exports substantially increased compared to the increase in expenditure on imports during the month.

Earnings from exports in January 2014 increased significantly on a year-on-year basis by 23.2 percent to 898 million dollars, while expenditure on imports increased by 7.9 percent to 1.654 billion dollars.
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