October 25, 2016

CPB World Trade Monitor August 2016

The volume of world trade increased by 1.5% in August 2016, following a 1.1% decrease in July (initial estimate: 1.1%). This is shown by the CPB World Trade Monitor.
  • August 2016: world trade up 1.5% month on month, following a 1.1% decrease in July.
  • August 2016: world industrial production up 0.4% month on month, following a 0.3% increase in July.

For questions. please contact wtm@cpb.nl.
Read also the CPB Background Document 'The CPB World Trade Monitor: technical description'.
In September 2016 (starting with the July 2016 monitor) the WTM base year has been moved from 2005 to 2010. Clarification of the procedure and its outcomes is given in the downloadable appendix (CPB Memo 'Change of base year WTM').

The release of the next monthly CPB World Trade Monitor is scheduled tentatively for 25 November 2016.

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