In March, trade volumes were at levels catching up to pre-pandemic levels.
The note’s data are corrected for the effects of seasonality, working days and those due to particular calendar events whether they are fixed, such as national holidays, or mobile, such as Ramadan or religious holidays.
In March, trade volumes were at levels catching up to pre-pandemic levels. Exports in volume are showing a strong rebound of 16.8% compared to February 2021, while imports have only increased by 2.9%. The coverage rate thus gained 9.6 points to stand at 80.9% for the month of March.