Press release: 11.694-005/18

Foreign trade continued to grow in the period January to October 2017

Vienna, 2018-01-08 – In the period January to October 2017, total imports amounted to €122.54 bn and total exports added up to €117.83 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, Austrian imports increased by 9.1% and Austrian exports rose by 8.3%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €4.71 bn. Working-day adjusted, the rates of increase were 8.9% for imports and 8.4% for exports.

For more detailed information please refer to the German version. A visualisation of the foreign trade data for 2016 is available in the ITGS.Atlas.