Indonesia posted a trade surplus US$0.21 billion in May 2019, swinging from US$1.46 billion gap in the same month a year earlier, as exports fell 8.99% year-on-year while imports declined at a faster 17.71%. Considering the first five months of the year, the trade balance recorded a deficit of US$2.14 billion, compared with a deficit of US$2.87 billion in the same period of 2018.