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Bolivia Shows Trade Surplus Through AugustTuesday, October 07, 2014 > 09:10:50
Bolivia showed a significant trade surplus through the month of August, according to a report issued by the National Institute of Statistics (INE) that estimates the value of exports at $8.95 billion USD.
That figure is higher than the $8.22 billion USD total reached in the same period in 2013, and represents a surplus because in the first eight months, imports reached $6.64 billion USD.
According to INE, the energy sector represented 51.19 percent of Bolivian exports through August while the mining trade represented 14.74 percent and the sale of agricultural products 4.84 percent.
Brazil, Argentina, the United States, Colombia, Peru, South Korea, China, Belgium and Canada were the main destinations for Bolivian exports, said INE.