Trade Surplus Reaches USD8.78 Billion in 2016

Husen Miftahudin    •    16 Januari 2017 15:26 WIB
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Trade Surplus Reaches USD8.78 Billion in 2016
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) announced that trade surplus reached USD8.78 billion in 2016.

"Exports reached USD144.43 billion," BPS chairman Suhariyanto told reporters at the BPS heaquarters on Monday, January 16, 2017.

"Imports reached USD135.65 billion," he continued.

Exports declined by 4.11 percent last year, while imports declined by 5.19 percent.

Non-oil and gas exports reached USD131.35 billion, while oil and gas exports reached USD13.09 billion.


(WAH)