In the first semester, sales of goods abroad totaled US$5.718 billion, registering an increase of 6% with respect to the same period in 2017.

According to the latest report by the Ministry of Foreign Trade (COMEX), during the first half of the five year period from 2014 to 2018, the country registered an average increase of 5% in exports of goods.

In relation to the behavior of sales according to the macro sector, from January to June, manufactured goods reported an interannual increase of 9%, agricultural goods of 4% and those of the livestock sector and fishing 4%.

Regarding the contribution of each of the sectors to sales in the period in question, the report states that agricultural products accounted for 28% of the total amount, precision and medical equipment for 27%, and food products for 15%.

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