Press release: 11.582-142/17
– According to preliminary results by Statistics Austria for the year 2016,
the federal states Tyrol (+7.7%) and Salzburg (+1.9%) registered the
highest relative increases in exports.
In absolute terms Tyrol (€0.88 bn) showed the strongest development,
followed by Upper Austria (€0.42 bn). Five out of nine federal states
could increase their export values compared to 2015. The strongest decreases
were observed in Vienna (-4.6%, €-0.87 bn) and Burgenland (-4.3%, €-0.09 bn).
On the import side, only Burgenland
(-7.3%, €-0.19 bn) and Lower Austria (-3.5%, €-0.81 bn) registered a decline,
whereas the imports of the remaining seven federal states increased.
In relative terms, the most dynamic developments were recorded for Salzburg
(+8.7%), Tyrol (+6.3%) and Styria (+3.1%). In absolute numbers, also
Salzburg (€1.04 bn) and Tyrol (€0.67 bn) showed the strongest growth
in imports. The highest external trade values in terms of trade-intensity
(sum of imports and exports) were observed in Upper Austria, Vienna
and Lower Austria, in the order indicated.
Among the nine Austrian federal states, most imports
were registered in Vienna (€33.89 bn, 25.0% of the overall Austrian
imports). Upper Austria (€25.49 bn, 18.8%) and Lower Austria (€22.25 bn,
16.4%) recorded the second and third highest imports, respectively.
With more than one quarter, Upper Austria had the largest share in the
overall Austrian exports (€33.88 bn, 25.8%), followed by Lower Austria
(€20.09 bn, 15.3%) and Styria (€19.32 bn, 14.7%). Five of the nine
federal states showed a foreign trade surplus for the year 2016. Upper
Austria had the largest surplus (€8.40 bn), whereas Vienna accumulated
the highest trade deficit (€-16.12 bn).
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