International trade statistics
International Trade - Exports up by 14.9% and imports by 0.2%
- July 2011
09 September 2011
In the period from May to July 2011, exports increased by 14.9% and imports by 0.2%, when compared with the same period of the previous year (May 2010 to July 2010), which led to a EUR 1 395.8 million decrease on the deficit of the trade balance.
The group of products within the designated traditional industrial sectors have been losing importance in Portuguese exports since the implementation of the Single Market, moving from an overall weight of more than half of Portuguese exports of goods in 1993 to about 30% in 2010 and 2011 (1st half).