Source: Netherlands Central Planning Bureau

The Netherlands Central Planning Bureau just released September data on world trade volume, showing robust growth in world trade with emerging Asia in the lead. Overall world exports rose more than 5% year-on-year, with emerging Asia up 10% and the US up slightly less than 2%. Japan was up 2.7% YOY and the Euro Area was up 5.7% YOY.

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