International Merchandise Trade Statistics
The country’s total imports recorded in October 2017 reached their highest point compared to the total imports in the previous months of the year. This is according to the Fiji Bureau of Statistics in their report on the International Merchandise Trade Statistics for October 2017. The total value of goods imported in October 2017 is $465.4 million, while the value of total exports is $210.4 million. When compared to October 2016, the total imports increased by $74.1 million (18.9 per cent) whereas the total exports increased by $64.4 million (42.2 per cent) respectively. The October 2017 trade deficit amounted to $255.0 million compared to $196.8 million on September.