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Moldova's Jan-Nov trade gap narrows 0.5% y/y - table

Moldova's Jan-Nov trade gap narrows 0.5% y/y - table Source: Pixabay

CHISINAU (Moldova), January 15 (SeeNews) - Moldova's trade deficit narrowed by 0.5% on the year to $2.740 billion (2.461 billion euro) in the first eleven months of the year, the country's statistics bureau said on Wednesday.

Moldova's exports rose 3%, while imports increased by 1.2% through November, the statistics office said in a statement.

In November, exports edged down by 0.8% on the year to $266.6 million, while imports fell by an annual 3.5% to $504.2 million.

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-Nov y/y change
Exports 2,561.0 +3.0%
Imports 5,301.9 +1.2%
Trade balance -2,740.9 -0.5%

Source: BNS

($= 0.8974 euro)