2 GOODS                                              
for periods indicated                                              
in million U.S. dollars                                              
  2021 p   Q1 Q2   Q3   Growth (%)   Jan-Sep   Growth (%)  
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep     2020 p 2021  p   2021  p   2020 p 2021  p   2021  p  
         
Goods -3,746 -3,520 -3,770 -3,893 -4,007 -4,274 -4,361 -4,210 -4,840   -11,036 -12,174   -8,973 -13,411 -49.5   -24,317 -36,621 -50.6  
Exports 3,962 3,848 4,970 4,173 4,300 4,831 4,786 4,810 4,875   12,780 13,304   12,862 14,471 12.5   34,949 40,555 16.0  
Imports 7,708 7,368 8,740 8,065 8,307 9,105 9,147 9,020 9,716   23,816 25,477   21,835 27,883 27.7   59,266 77,177 30.2  
         
General Merchandise on a BOP basis -3,814 -3,600 -3,844 -3,951 -4,059 -4,320 -4,436 -4,298 -4,952   -11,257 -12,330   -9,238 -13,685 -48.1   -25,449 -37,273 -46.5  
         
General Merchandise Exports, fob 3,889 3,763 4,889 4,108 4,243 4,778 4,706 4,717 4,759   12,541 13,129   12,584 14,182 12.7   33,781 39,853 18.0  
         
Of which: Re-exports 11 6 8 5 6 8 11 6 5   25 19   31 21 -32.6   70 65 -6.1  
         
General Merchandise Imports, fob 7,702 7,363 8,733 8,060 8,302 9,098 9,142 9,015 9,711   23,798 25,460   21,822 27,867 27.7   59,230 77,125 30.2  
         
Net exports of goods under merchanting . 3 -2 -3 1 5 1 2 2   1 4   32 5 -83.7   192 10 -94.7  
Goods acquired under         
merchanting (negative credits) 8 5 9 9 6 6 5 4 5   21 21   17 14 -13.8   37 57 53.6  
Goods sold under merchanting 8 8 7 6 7 11 6 7 7   22 25   48 19 -59.8   228 67 -70.7  
         
Nonmonetary Gold 68 77 76 61 51 41 74 86 109   220 153   233 268 15.0   940 641 -31.8  
Exports 73 82 83 67 56 47 80 90 114   238 170   247 284 15.1   977 693 -29.1  
Imports 6 6 7 6 5 7 6 5 5   18 18   13 16 17.1   36 52 41.6  
                                               
Details may not add up to total due to rounding.
p Preliminary
. Rounds off to zero