Mexico Trade Surplus Narrows in February


Mexican trade surplus decreased to USD 558 million in February of 2015 from a USD 918.21 million surplus a year earlier, driven by a 46.5 drop in oil sales.

Exports fell by 2.6 percent to USD 29,683 million compared with February of 2014. While oil sales fell by 46.5 percent, non-oil exports advanced 4 percent. Mining sales recorded the highest increase (+18.7 percent), followed by agricultural products (+4.8 percent) and manufacturing (+3.7 percent).

Imports declined by 1.4 percent to USD 29,124 million compared with February of 2014, as value of oil purchases shrank by 22.5 percent. Non-oil imports grew by 1.2 percent.


Mexico Trade Surplus Narrows in February


INEGI | Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
3/27/2015 6:40:28 PM