The trade balance deficit declined during the month of OctoberVisits : 134

The trade balance deficit declined during the month of October

The trade balance deficit decreased during last October, by 32.2% compared to the same month last year, according to the Central Agency for Mobilization and Statistics data, yesterday. The value of the trade balance deficit reached 3.22 billion pounds during the month of October, compared to 4.75 billion dollars during the same month last year. The value of exports decreased during October by 4.4% and amounted to 2.39 billion dollars against 2.5 billion dollars, due to the decline in exports of petroleum and crude oil products by 31.1% and 17.2%, respectively, according to the statement.