The perspectives of the exporting enterprises point to a nominal increase of 1.3% in exports of goods in 2016 vis-à-vis 2015, corresponding to a revision of -0.1 percentage points (p.p.) in the 1st forecast made in November 2015. This slight downward revision is fully due to the Extra-EU exports (-1.5%, corresponding to -1.6 p.p. compared to the 1st forecast), as the perspectives for Intra-EU exports (+2.3%) increased by 0.5 p.p. vis-à-vis the 1st forecast.
Excluding Fuels and lubricants, enterprises are expecting a 3.4% increase in 2016 (+0.2 p.p. in comparison to the 1st forecast).