International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2014, Volume I
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International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2014, Volume I

Trade by Country

The 2014 International Trade Statistics Yearbook (2014 ITSY) is the sixty-third edition of this yearbook. Its objective is to inform about the detailed merchandise and services imports and exports of individual countries (areas) by commodity and service category and by partner country (volume I), the world trade in individual commodities (3-digit SITC groups) (volume II) and total world merchandise trade - up to the year 2014.

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In 2014, the value of merchandise exports of the Philippines increased moderately by 9.0 percent to reach 61.8 bln US$, while its merchandise imports increased slightly by 3.1 percent to reach 67.7 bln US$ (see graph 1, table 2 and table 3). The merchandise trade balance recorded a relatively small deficit of 5.9 bln US$ (see graph 1). The largest merchandise trade balance was with MDG Developed Asia-Pacific at 8.0 bln US$ (see graph 4). Merchandise exports in the Philippines were diversified amongst partners; imports were also diversified. The top 9 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of exports and 12 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of imports (see graph 5). In 2013, the value of exports of services of the Philippines increased substantially by 19.9 percent, reaching 21.7 bln US$, while its imports of services increased slightly by 1.6 percent and reached 14.6 bln US$ (see graph 2). There was a moderate trade in services surplus of 7.1 bln US$.