Press release: 11.575-135/17

January to April 2017: foreign trade continues to grow

Vienna, 2017-07-07 – In the period January to April 2017, total imports amounted to €48.48 bn and total exports amounted to €46.76 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the previous period (January to April 2016), Austrian imports increased by 8.0% while Austrian exports rose by 7.4%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.72 bn. The working-day adjusted rates of increase were 8.0% for imports and 7.6% for exports.

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