Exports of goods from Portuguese-speaking countries to Macau rose 3.2 percent from January to November, compared to the same period of last year, according to official figures released today.
In the period under review, the value exported by Portuguese-speaking countries to Macau reached 643 million patacas (70.6 million euros), according to the Macau Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC).
Meanwhile, the amount of goods imported from the territory by the Portuguese-speaking bloc, in the same period, fell by 49.9 percent, to 6 million patacas (645,000 euros).
Macau’s exports of goods between January and November totalled 11.94 billion patacas (1.31 billion euros), up 24.3 percent year on year, whilst the value of imported goods was 139.27 billion patacas (15.3 billion euros), up 72.9 percent year on year, the DSEC said.
Macau’s trade deficit in the first eleven months of the year was 127.33 billion patacas (13.99 billion euros), up 56.39 billion patacas (6.19 billion euros) compared to the same period of last year.