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Moldova's Jan-July trade gap widens 2.1% y/y - table

Moldova's Jan-July trade gap widens 2.1% y/y - table Giurgiulesti port, Moldova

CHISINAU (Moldova), September 16 (SeeNews) - Moldova's trade deficit widened by 2.1% on the year to $1.581 billion (1.749 billion euro) in the first seven months of the year, the country's statistics bureau said on Monday.

Moldova's exports rose 3.1%, while imports increased by 2.6% through July, the statistics office said in a statement.

In July, exports edged up by 0.6% on the year to 220.2 million euro, while imports rose by an annual 2.2% to 498.9 million euro.

Moldova's trade deficit widened by 27.1% on the year to $3.057 billion in 2018.

Details follow (in millions of U.S. dollars):

  Jan-July y/y change
Exports 1,581.6 +3.1%
Imports 3,306.3 +2.6%
Trade balance -1,724.7 +2.1%

Source: BNS

($= 0.9042 euro)

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