2 GOODS                                              
for periods indicated                                              
in million U.S. dollars                                              
  2018 p   Q1 Q2   Q3   Growth (%)   Jan-Sep   Growth (%)  
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep     2017   2018 p   2018 p   2017   2018 p   2018 p  
         
Goods -3853 -3462 -3108 -4325 -4572 -4004 -4470 -4429 -4646   -10423 -12901   -9442 -13546 -43.5   -27680 -36870 -33.2  
Exports 4256 3816 4420 3921 4444 4482 4323 4660 4491   12492 12847   13445 13474 0.2   39183 38813 -0.9  
Imports 8108 7278 7529 8246 9016 8486 8794 9089 9137   22915 25748   22887 27020 18.1   66864 75683 13.2  
         
General Merchandise on a BOP basis -3947 -3611 -3249 -4378 -4679 -4071 -4571 -4519 -4724   -10807 -13128   -9659 -13813 -43.0   -28663 -37748 -31.7  
         
General Merchandise Exports, fob 4161 3667 4280 3868 4338 4415 4223 4570 4414   12108 12621   13229 13207 -0.2   38201 37935 -0.7  
         
Of which: Re-exports 10 30 20 33 23 20 31 17 18   60 77   52 66 25.3   147 202 37.3  
         
General Merchandise Imports, fob 8108 7278 7529 8246 9016 8486 8794 9089 9137   22915 25748   22887 27020 18.1   66864 75683 13.2  
         
Net exports of goods under merchanting 52 54 43 46 42 33 35 35 33   149 121   109 103 -5.4   351 373 6.2  
Goods acquired under         
merchanting (negative credits) 5 3 7 7 10 4 11 12 12   15 20   28 36 28.3   90 71 -20.8  
Goods sold under merchanting 57 57 50 53 52 37 46 47 45   164 142   136 138 1.5   441 444 0.7  
         
Nonmonetary Gold 43 95 98 7 64 34 66 55 44   235 105   108 164 52.7   631 505 -20.0  
Exports 43 95 98 7 64 34 66 55 44   235 105   108 164 52.7   631 505 -20.0  
Imports 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0   0 0 --   0 0 --  
                                               
Details may not add up to total due to rounding.
p Preliminary
-- Infinite growth rate