Press release: 11.512-072/17

January 2017: significant increase in exports

Vienna, 2017-04-12 – In January 2017, total imports amounted to €11.56 bn and total exports amounted to €11.40 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to January 2016, Austrian imports increased by 11.2% while Austrian exports rose by 18.4%. Due to two additional working days in January 2017 as compared to January 2016, working day adjusted rates of increase were 2.9% for imports and 9.4% for exports. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €0.16 bn.

For more detailed information please refer to the German version.