International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2013, Volume I

Trade by Country

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The 2013 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume I provides an overview of the international trade merchandise trade in 2013 and detailed information on the trade performance for numerous countries up to 2013. Overall, data for a total of 175 countries (or areas) are shown with the 2013 data on imports and exports by commodity and trading partner provided for approximately 90 countries (or areas), representing more than 70% of world trade of 2013. The goal is to provide a more analytical and condensed view of trade by using graphs, overview tables and descriptive text.



State of Palestine

In 2012, the value of merchandise exports of the State of Palestine increased moderately by 8.7 percent to reach 782.4 mln US$, while its merchandise imports increased substantially by 11.3 percent to reach 4.7 bln US$ (see graph 1, table 2 and table 3). The merchandise trade balance recorded a relatively large deficit of 3.9 bln US$ (see graph 1). The largest merchandise trade balance was with MDG Western Asia at -3.0 bln US$ (see graph 4). Merchandise exports in the State of Palestine were highly concentrated amongst partners; imports were also highly concentrated. The top 1 partner accounted for 80 percent or more of exports and 3 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of imports (see graph 5). In 2012, the value of exports of services of the State of Palestine decreased slightly by 1.9 percent, reaching 936.1 mln US$, while its imports of services increased substantially by 13.1 percent and reached 1.2 bln US$ (see graph 2). There was a moderate trade in services deficit of 260.4 mln US$.


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