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G20 international merchandise trade growth remains weak in first quarter 2019 

G20 total international merchandise trade
s.a., current prices and US$ billion

G20 international merchandise trade growth remains weak in first quarter 2019‌‌‌‌

28/05/2019 - Growth in G20 international merchandise trade, seasonally adjusted and expressed in current US dollars, remained weak in the first quarter of 2019. G20 exports rose marginally by 0.4% quarter‑on‑quarter while imports fell by 1.2%.   Compared to the third quarter of 2018, when the first round of new tariff measures affecting US-China trade came into effect, G20 exports are down by 0.8% and imports by 2.7%. 

 

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