May 24, 2016

CPB World Trade Monitor March 2016

The volume of world trade declined 0.5% in March 2016, having climbed 1.3% in February (initial estimate: 1.1%). This is shown by the CPB World Trade Monitor.
  • world trade down 0.5% month on month, following a 1.3% increase in February.
  • world trade down 1.7% in 2016Q1, following a 0.7% increase in 2015Q4.
  • world industrial production flat month on month, following a 0.5% decline in February.
  • world industrial production up 0.2% in 2016Q1, following a 0.3% increase in 2015Q4.

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The release of the next monthly CPB World Trade Monitor is scheduled tentatively for 23 June 2016.

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Nico van Leeuwen