November 25, 2016

CPB World Trade Monitor September 2016.

The volume of world trade decreased 0.4% in September, having risen 1,7% in August (initial estimate: 1,5%).
  • world trade down 0.4% month on month, following a 1.7% increase in August.
  • world trade up 0.5% in 2016Q3, following a 0.7% decline in 2016Q2.
  • world industrial production down 0.2% month on month, following a 0.8% increase in August.
  • world industrial production up 0.6% in 2016Q3, following a 0.4% rise in 2016Q2.

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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 22 December 2016.

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