Indonesia Trade Surplus Rises In September

Indonesia's trade surplus increased in September, figures from Statistics Indonesia showed on Friday.

The trade surplus increased to $4.37 billion in September from $2.386 million a year ago. Economists had expected a surplus of $3.84 billion.

In August, the trade surplus was $4.748 billion.

Exports grew 47.64 percent year-on-year in September. Economists had expected a rise of 51.57 percent.

Imports rose 40.31 percent annually in September. Economists had forecast a increase of 50.0 percent.

On a monthly basis, exports decreased 3.84 percent and imports declined 2.67 percent in September.

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