Macroeconomy/Finance

Exports between January-May 2020 suffered a year-on-year fall of 24% in value and 6% in volume

Exports in the January-May quarter fell by 24% in value and 6% in volume compared to 2019. Hydrocarbon exports fell 9 per cent in value, despite a 3 per cent increase in volume. Minerals fell 36% in value and 44 per cent in size. Despite the fall, there are products whose export value grew, such as beef (191%), sugar (63%), sunflower and derivatives (88%) and ethyl alcohol (29%).

Source: Los Tiempos