Trade flows continue to grow in the first quarter of 2010 but at a slower pace
21/04/2010 - Merchandise trade volumes for the G7 countries as a whole continued to grow in the first quarter of 2010, but at a slower pace than in the fourth quarter of 2009. Based on seasonally adjusted monthly data, merchandise trade values remain approximately 20% below pre-crisis levels in April and May.
Total G7 merchandise trade in US$ billion (Customs data)
Seasonally adjusted data at current prices and exchange rates
Source: Monthly Statistics of International Trade, OECD
The next release for quarterly trade data will be published in October 2010.