From January to September in 2015, Indonesia’s imports & exports volume was USD 223.23 billion, down 16.4% by year according to Indonesia’s central bureau of statistics. The exports volume was USD 115.24 billion, down 13.2% and imports volume was USD 107.99 billion, down 19.6%. The trade surplus was USD 7.25 billion while the trade deficit was USD 1.67 billion in the same period of last year.
In September, Indonesia’s imports & exports value was USD 24.15 billion, down 21.7% by year. Exports value was USD 12.59 billion, down 17.6% and imports value was USD 11.56 billion, down 25.7%. The trade deficit was USD 1.03 billion, up 281.1%.
From January to September, Imports & exports value of 2015 between Indonesia and China was USD 32.83 billion, down 8.1%. Indonesia’s exports value was USD 11.16 billion, down 15.7%. It accounted for 9.7% of Indonesia’s total exports, down 0.3%. Indonesia’s imports from China reached USD 21.67 billion, down 3.7%. It accounted for 20.1% of total imports, up 3.3%.
From January to September, the trade deficit with China was USD 10.51 billion, up 13.5%.
Up to September, China has become the third largest market for Indonesia’s exports, only after Japan and America. It was also the largest import source for Indonesia.