January 2023 records a Trade Surplus – (K6.1bn)
- Trade Surplus(K6.1bn) posted in Jan. 2023.
- Exports increased by 42.6%, while imports decreased by 1.6%
The country recorded a trade surplus of K6.1 billion in January 2023 compared to a deficit of K0.5 billion in December 2022 (see Table 10).
Table 10: Total Exports, Imports and Trade Balance, Jan. 2023 (K’ Billion)
|Months||Imports||Domestic Exports||Total Exports||Trade Balance|
Source: ZamStats, 2023
Note: These trade data are compiled based on the General Trade System
Domestic Exports-These are Commodities grown, produced or manufactured locally including commodities imported from foreign countries that have been significantly changed or enhanced in value. Re-Exports=Total Exports-Domestic Exports. (*) Provisional