Press release: 11.709-020/18

Strong increases in imports and exports in the period January to November 2017

Vienna, 2018-02-06 – In the period January to November 2017, total imports amounted to €135.81 bn and total exports added up to €131.08 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, Austrian imports increased by 9.0% and Austrian exports rose by 8.6%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €4.73 bn. Working-day adjusted, the rates of increase were 9.0% for imports and 8.7% 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.