For January 2013 compared with January 2012:
- Exports were down $378 million (10 percent) to $3.3 billion.
- Milk powder, butter, and cheese decreased the most.
- Imports fell $234 million (6.0 percent) to $3.7 billion.
- There was a trade deficit of $305 million (9.1 percent of exports).
- The trend for exports appears to have been declining in recent months.
- The trend for imports has been falling since July 2012.
||27 February 2013
|Acting Government Statistician