Trade deficit totals $270m
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
THE Fiji Bureau of Statistics recorded a trade deficit of $270.9million for March this year compared with $196m in February.
In a statement, government statistician Epeli Waqavonovono said the value of imported goods in March totaled $442.6m while total exports were valued at $171.6m.
“Compared with the previous corresponding month, imports decreased by $87.7m while total exports increased by $18.3m,” he said.