Press release: 11.529-089/17

January to February 2017: increase in imports and exports

Vienna, 2017-05-09 – In the period January to February 2017, total imports amounted to €23.51 bn and total exports amounted to €22.49 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the previous period (January to February 2016), Austrian imports increased by 6.9% while Austrian exports rose by 9.9%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.02 bn. The working-day adjusted rates of increase were 5.2% for imports and 8.0% for exports.

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