Exports were down by 2.5 percent in November to US$12.3 billion with most fisheries and agricultural items seeing decreases, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Shipments of fisheries and agricultural produce were nearly 5 percent down month-on-month at $1.69 billion, with volumes too falling, the ministry said.
Coffee and rice saw the largest falls of 26 percent and 19 percent.
The trade balance for the first 11 months showed a deficit of $96 million as against a surplus of $484 million in the same period last year.
On the imports side, imports of cars and cell phones, classed in the "limited imports" list rose by nearly 30 percent and 37 percent.
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