In the quarter ended in November 2015, exports of goods increased by 1.1% and imports of goods decreased by 1.2%, when compared with the quarter ended in November 2014. Trade balance deficit reached EUR 2 529.0 million, which stood for a decrease of EUR 326.3 million in comparison with the same period of the preceding year. The coverage rate rose to 83.7% (+1.9 percentage points when compared with the same period of 2014).
In November 2015, in terms of year-on-year change rates, exports of goods increased by 4.5% and imports of goods grew by 1.2% (-2.4% and -4.0% respectively, in October 2015). Excluding Fuels and lubricants, exports increased by 7.7% and imports increased by 4.5% (-0.5% and +1.2% respectively, in October 2015).