In 2014, the value of merchandise exports of Aruba decreased substantially by 30.7 percent to reach 116.2 mln US$, while its merchandise imports decreased slightly by 1.5 percent to reach 1.3 bln US$ (see graph 1, table 2 and table 3). The merchandise trade balance recorded a large deficit of 1.2 bln US$ (see graph 1). The largest merchandise trade balance was with MDG Developed North America at -699.9 mln US$ (see graph 4). Merchandise exports in Aruba were moderately concentrated amongst partners; imports were highly concentrated. The top 4 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of exports and 5 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of imports (see graph 5). In 2013, the value of exports of services of Aruba increased moderately by 7.1 percent, reaching 1.9 bln US$, while its imports of services increased slightly by 3.6 percent and reached 848.6 mln US$ (see graph 2). There was a large trade in services surplus of 1.0 bln US$.

Related Subject(s): International Trade and Finance
Countries: Aruba
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