Portuguese-speaking countries exported 22.6% less to Macau in the first five months of the year, compared to the same period in 2019, the Directorate for Statistics and Census Services (DSEC) announced today.
Portuguese-speaking countries exported products valued at 285 million patacas (32 million euros) to Macau until May, DSEC said in a statement.
On the other hand, Portuguese-speaking countries imported products worth eight million patacas (890 thousand euros), an increase of 800.4%.
In total, Macau exported products valued at 4.54 billion patacas (506 million euros) from January to May, down 17.3% compared to the same period in 2019.
On the other hand, it imported 30.3% less, standing at 24.66 billion patacas (2.74 billion euros).
Even so, explained DSEC, “the trade balance deficit in the first five months of this year amounted to 20.11 billion patacas [2.23 billion euros], less 9.79 billion patacas [ 1.09 billion euros], compared to the same period last year (29.90 billion patacas) ”, that is 3.32 billion euros.
In the first five months of the year, the total value of foreign trade in goods was 29.20 billion patacas (3.25 million euros), less and fell 28.6%, compared to 40.90 billion patacas. patacas (4.55 billion) registered in the same period of 2019.
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