Indonesia: Merchandise exports growth rises again in May
Meanwhile, merchandise imports jumped 68.7% in annual terms in May (April: +29.3% yoy).
The merchandise trade balance widened from the previous month, recording a USD 2.4 billion surplus in May (April: USD 2.3 billion surplus; May 2020: USD 2.0 billion deficit). Lastly, the trend strengthened, with the 12-month trailing merchandise trade balance recording a USD 27.7 billion surplus in May, compared to the USD 27.3 billion surplus in the previous month. ■