Colombia’s imports grew 28.9% in Sept.

Government statistics agency DANE announced on Thursday that Colombia’s imports grew by 28.9% in September.

According to the DANE report, foreign purchases in September amounted to $2.6 million with a 62.9% growth in vehicles and parts purchases.

Compared to last year during the months of January to September, imports have increased 37.6%, and the amount of acquisitions the same period this year have totalled $21 million. This is due to the increased purchases of vehicles and parts.

In September, Colombia registered a trade deficit balance of $175,577. The greatest deficits occurred with China, Mexico, and Germany.

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