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Colombia Merchandise Imports (ann. var. %)

Merchandise Imports in Colombia

Merchandise exports contract in April

Merchandise exports dived 55.6% year-on-year in April (March: -10.0% year-on-year). The outturn marked the largest decline since February 2022. Meanwhile, merchandise imports plunged 22.7% over the same month last year in April (March: -17.8% yoy), marking the weakest result since February 2022.

As a result, the merchandise trade balance deteriorated from the previous month, recording a USD 2.1 billion deficit in April (March 2023: USD 0.9 billion deficit; April 2022: USD 0.4 billion deficit). Lastly, the trend deteriorated, with the 12-month trailing merchandise trade balance recording a USD 15.7 billion deficit in April, compared to the USD 14.0 billion deficit in March.

Colombia Merchandise Imports Chart

This chart displays Merchandise Imports (ann. var. %) for Colombia from 2013 to 2022.

Colombia Merchandise Imports Data

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Merchandise Imports (ann. var. %) 1.9 12.1 2.3 -18.5 37.7

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