Imports increased at the beginning of the year

Date: 2019. 03. 11. 11:32

In January, the value of exports in euro rose by 6.4 percent and imports by 9.7 percent, compared to the same period of the previous year. The foreign trade surplus decreased by 225 million euros to 382 million euros – the Central Statistical Office (CSO) announced on Monday on the basis of its first estimate.

Last December, the value of exports in euro increased by 2.5 percent, imports by 5.3 percent, compared to the year before, while the export surplus was 393 million euros, 178 million euros lower than a year before. (MTI)