Indonesia Revises December Trade Deficit to $161m

Indonesia's statistics bureau on Monday revised its calculations of the country's trade deficit in December to $161 million, smaller than the $236 million deficit it reported a month ago. (Antara Photo/Sigid Kurniawan)

By : Reuters | on 10:54 AM February 15, 2016
Category : Business, Economy

Jakarta. Indonesia's statistics bureau on Monday revised its calculations of the country's trade deficit in December to $161 million, smaller than the $236 million deficit it reported a month ago.

The trade surplus for 2015 was also revised up to $7.58 billion, up around $70 million from a preliminary report the bureau announced in January.

The bureau said in its website that exports in December were $11.92 billion, revised up from $11.89 billion, while imports were revised to $12.08 billion from $12.12 billion. The bureau is due to announce January trade data later on Monday.

 
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