Indonesia’s trade surplus seen shrinking in April: Reuters poll

May 12, 2017 JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s trade surplus likely shrank in April due to a rise in imports ahead of the Muslim fasting month due to start later this month, a Reuters poll showed. The median forecast from 10 analysts was for an April surplus of around $860 million, smaller than the $1.23 billion the country had in March. Exports were seen posting another big gain, of 22.45 percent on an annual basis in April, following the 23.55 percent growth in March. March’s growth rate was the highest since…

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