Merchandise Exports in Indonesia
Merchandise exports from Indonesia were worth USD 292.5 billion in 2022, compared to USD 182.1 billion ten years earlier, and averaged USD 185.8 billion over the last decade. For more exports information, visit our dedicated page.
Indonesia Merchandise Exports Chart
Indonesia Merchandise Exports Data
|Merchandise Exports (USD bn)||180.7||168.5||163.4||232.8||292.5|
|Merchandise Exports (ann. var. %)||7.0||-6.8||-3.0||42.5||25.6|
Merchandise exports contract in August
Merchandise exports plummeted 21.2% over the same month last year in August, on the heels of July’s 18.1% decline. Meanwhile, merchandise imports dived 14.8% in annual terms in August (July: -8.3% yoy). Nevertheless, the merchandise trade balance improved from the previous month, recording a USD 3.1 billion surplus in August (July 2023: USD 1.3 billion surplus; August 2022: USD 5.8 billion surplus). Lastly, the trend pointed down, with the 12-month trailing merchandise trade balance recording a USD 44.0 billion surplus in August, compared to the USD 46.7 billion surplus in July.
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