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Zambian Trade Surplus Widens to 795 Billion Kwacha in August

September 30, 2011

Sept. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Zambia’s trade surplus widened to 795 billion kwacha ($166 million) in August compared with a month earlier, the statistics agency said.

The surplus increased from 440.7 billion kwacha in July, the Lusaka-based Central Statistics Office said in an e-mailed statement today.

Exports rose to 3.75 trillion kwacha and imports fell to 3.06 trillion kwacha, it said.

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