International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2014, Volume I

Trade by Country

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The 2014 International Trade Statistics Yearbook (2014 ITSY) is the sixty-third edition of this yearbook. Its objective is to inform about the detailed merchandise and services imports and exports of individual countries (areas) by commodity and service category and by partner country (volume I), the world trade in individual commodities (3-digit SITC groups) (volume II) and total world merchandise trade - up to the year 2014.




In 2012, the value of merchandise exports of Tonga increased moderately by 8.3 percent to reach 15.6 mln US$, while its merchandise imports increased slightly by 3.2 percent to reach 199.2 mln US$ (see graph 1, table 2 and table 3). The merchandise trade balance recorded a large deficit of 183.6 mln US$ (see graph 1). The largest merchandise trade balance was with MDG Developed Asia-Pacific at -73.6 mln US$ (see graph 4). Merchandise exports in Tonga were diversified amongst partners; imports were moderately concentrated. The top 6 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of exports and 5 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of imports (see graph 5). In 2009, the value of exports of services of Tonga decreased slightly by 2.2 percent, reaching 34.8 mln US$, while its imports of services decreased substantially by 13.2 percent and reached 47.0 mln US$ (see graph 2). There was a moderate trade in services deficit of 12.1 mln US$.


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