The price of total goods exports up 8.1%, while that of goods imports surged 8.4%.
The volume of total exports of goods recorded an increase of 1% in July, the Census & Statistics Department says.
The volume of goods re-exports grew 1.7% over a year earlier, while that of domestic exports fell by 29.3%. Concurrently, the volume of goods imports grew 3.5%.
Comparing the first seven months of 2011 with the same period last year, the volume of goods re-exports grew 7.2%, while that of domestic exports decreased by 13.2%.
Taken together, the volume of total goods exports rose 6.8%. The volume of goods imports grew 7.2%.
During the period, the price of goods re-exports rose 8.2%, while those of domestic exports increased 6.7%. The price of total goods exports rose 8.1%. The price of goods imports increased 8.4%.
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