International trade statistics
International Trade - Exports up by 19.0% and imports by 12.3%
- January 2011
11 March 2011
In the last three months (November 2010 to January 2011), exports increased by 19.0% and imports by 12.3%, comparing to the same period in the previous year (November 2009 to January 2010), leading to a increase in the deficit of the trade balance by EUR 74.7 millions.
In 2010, exports increased by 15.7% and imports by 10.8% comparing to 2009 (a year of significant falls in international trade transactions). However, the figures haven’t yet reached the levels of 2007 and 2008. Mineral fuels and Vehicles and other transport equipment were the products that contributed most to the growth in both flows. Trade deficit has increased comparing to 2009, and reached EUR 20 148.7 millions in 2010 (corresponding to +2.8%).