International trade statistics
International Trade of goods - Exports up by 6.4% and imports by 3.3%
- December 2013
10 February 2014
Exports of goods increased by 6.4% and imports by 3.3% in the fourth quarter of 2013, when compared with the fourth quarter of 2012, which led to a EUR 257.0 million reduction in the deficit of the trade balance and to a 2.4 percentage points (p.p.) increase in the coverage rate which stood at 82.2%.
In year-on-year terms, in December 2013, exports of goods increased by 8.0% and imports of goods by 3.5% (in November 2013 those figures were +6.9% and +2.2%, respectively).
In the year 2013, exports of goods increased by 4.6% (+5.7% in 2012) and imports of goods by 0.8% (-5.2% in 2012), when compared with the year 2012, resulting in a coverage rate of 83.6% (80.6% in 2012).
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