Extra-community trade statistics
Extra Trade - Exports up by 11.5% and imports up by 26.4%, in the first quarter of 2008
- March 2008
09 May 2008
In the first three months of 2008, exports grew by 11.5% and imports by 26.4%, leading to an increase in the deficit of the trade balance with Third Countries, comparing with the same period in the previous year (January 2007 to March 2007).
Comparing with the same period in the last year, the highest growth in imports were registered in Fuels and lubricants, Transport equipment and accessories and, in exports, in Fuels and lubricants and Food and beverages.