June exports dropped 0.5%: INEGI
Mexico.- Exports slowed down their pace in June, mainly due to lower sales of petroleum and non-petroleum goods other than automotive sector.
The Mexican Statistics Agency, INEGI, informed that in June goods exports added to US$30.259 billion.
Total exports posted 0.5% year-to-year drop, due to a 27.8% decrease in petroleum exports and a 5% increase in non-petroleum exports.
The most important year-to-year growth in June was posted in exports made by the automotive industry (14%), followed by plastic products (8.1%) and chemical industry (6%).
Source: Miscellaneous | Date: 31/07/2012