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Uruguay’s Trade Surplus Widened to $317 Million

August 01, 2012

(Corrects spelling of country name in headline.)

Uruguay’s trade surplus widened to $317 million in July from $45 million a year earlier, the country’s trade promotion agency said.

Exports rose 42 percent to $1.05 billion while imports grew 6 percent to $737 million, the agency said in an e-mailed report today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Lucia Baldomir in Montevideo at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Goodman at

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