Press release: 11.554-114/17

January to March 2017: sharp increase in imports and exports

Vienna, 2017-06-09 – In the period January to March 2017, total imports amounted to €36.94 bn and total exports amounted to €35.54 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the previous period (January to March 2016), Austrian imports increased by 9.4% while Austrian exports rose by 10.3%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.40 bn. The working-day adjusted rates of increase were 7.2% for imports and 8.2% for exports.

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