Indonesia’s trade surplus increased in June, figures from Statistics Indonesia showed on Thursday.
The trade surplus increased to $1.316 billion in June from $1.246 million a year ago. Economists had expected a surplus of $2.23 billion.
In May, the trade surplus was $2.698 billion.
Exports grew 54.46 percent year-on-year in June. Economists had expected a rise of 49.9 percent.
Imports rose 60.12 percent annually in June. Economists had forecast a increase of 51.35 percent.
On a monthly basis, exports increased 9.52 percent and imports grew 21.03 percent in June.