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Exports increased by 0.7% and imports grew by 0.3% in nominal terms
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Exports increased by 0.7% and imports grew by 0.3% in nominal terms - January 2016
11 March 2016

Summary

Exports of goods increased by 0.7% and imports of goods grew by 0.3% in the quarter ended in January 2016, when compared with the quarter ended in January 2015. Trade balance deficit reached EUR 2 478.4 million, which stood for a decrease of EUR 28.9 million in comparison with the quarter ended in January 2015. The coverage rate rose to 82.5% (+0.3 percentage points when compared with the quarter ended in January 2015).
In January 2016, in terms of year-on-year change rates, exports of goods decreased by 1.5% and imports of goods recorded a reduction of 1.0% (-2.1% and -0.1% respectively, in December 2015). Excluding Fuels and lubricants, exports decreased by 0.4% and imports increased by 5.6% (+0.4% and +5.8% respectively, in December 2015).


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