Tunisia’s external trade recorded in volume a 1% decrease in export and a 7.8% increase in import (constant price) during the year 2012.
This evolution is due to an increase in prices recorded in both export and import, with respective rates of 6.9% and 5.1%.
In value, exchanges reached during that period 26,547.7 MTD in export and 38,182.7 MTD in import, posting a growth of 5.8% and 13.3%, respectively, compared to the same period of 2011.
Note, that the value of exports rose by 5.8% and imports by 13.3%. Still in value, exports of totally exporting companies fell 0.4%. Their imports also fell by 1.8%.