Extra-community trade statistics
Extra Trade - Exports down by 23.1% and imports by 39.2%
- May 2009
09 July 2009
In the last three months of 2009, the Portuguese exports decreased by 23.1% and imports by 39.2% comparing with the same period in the previous year (March to May 2008), leading to a decrease in the deficit of the trade balance with Third Countries by 1 139.1 millions euro.
In terms of broad economic categories, the trend of the previous months continues, with decreases in imports of Transport equipment, Industrial supplies and Fuel and lubricants, and in exports of Fuel and lubricants and Capital goods.