JAKARTA, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Indonesia's trade deficit widened
to $850 million in June from $590 million the previous month,
the statistics bureau said on Thursday.
June exports fell 4.54 percent on an annual basis, compared
to a decline of 4.49 percent in May.
Imports were down 6.82 percent from a year ago. May imports
fell 2.19 percent.
A Reuters poll of 14 analysts had projected a June trade
deficit of $780 million.
Below are details of Indonesia's June trade. The statistics
bureau is expected to revise May trade figures later on
USD bln y/y Reuters poll
Exports 14.74 -4.54 +1.25
Imports 15.59 -6.82 -0.10
Trade balance 0.85 -0.78
(Reporting by Nilufar Rizki and Adriana Nina Kusuma; Editing by
Jonathan Thatcher and Richard Borsuk)
Keywords: INDONESIA ECONOMY/TRADE
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