In June 2016, exports of goods declined by 2.0% and imports of goods decreased by 0.4% vis-à-vis June 2015
(-1.1% and -3.8% respectively, in May 2016). Excluding Fuels and lubricants, exports increased by 0.5% and imports grew by 3.6% (+1.8% and +6.6% respectively, in May 2016).
Trade balance deficit recorded a year-on-year increase of EUR 68 million in June 2016 and trade balance deficit excluding Fuels and lubricants increased by EUR 151 million.
In the 2nd quarter 2016, exports of goods decreased by 1.9% and imports of goods declined by 3.7%, when compared with the 2nd quarter 2015.