Time Lag: 2 Months -Methodology: The figures is calculated from the difference between the value of exports to the imports. It is considered a favorable trade balance when exports exceed imports. Data three months back are subject to revisions. Note that there is inconsistency of data provided by source as they could be providing data with or without excluding trade zone. The data provided here are whatever is available from the source file. Therefore, when the source provides no excluding trade zone figure, there will be no update for that ticker (IDBAL) for the particular period.