Trade flows stabilise in second quarter 2009
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23/10/2009 - After the continued drop in quarterly merchandise trade volumes of the Group of seven (G7) countries during the last quarter 2008 and first quarter 2009, the trend reversed with more stable growth volumes in the second quarter 2009. Year-on-year, though, trade volume growth levelled-off at two-digit levels less than in the second quarter 2008. etc.
The next release for quarterly trade data will be published in January 2010.
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