Exports Continue to Decline, Down 4.1% in April

Exports hit $4.254 billion in April, a 4.1% fall from the same month in 2015. The decline accelerated from the 2.8% contraction recorded in April 2015 but was slower than March’s 15.1% drop. Exports have contracted since April last year. Year-to-date, exports have declined 7.3% to $17.363 billion from $18.738 billion during the same period in 2015. The government is aiming for a 5% full-year exports growth for 2016…

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