Press release: 11.820-131/18

January to April 2018: increase in imports (+4.2%) and exports (+5.9%)

Vienna, 2018-07-09 – In the period January to April 2018, total imports amounted to €50.74 bn and total exports added up to €49.39 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, Austrian imports increased by 4.2% and Austrian exports rose by 5.9%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.35 bn. Working-day adjusted, the rates of increase were 3.7% for imports and 5.3% for exports.

For more detailed information please refer to the German version. Visualisations of the foreign trade data for 2017 are available in the ITGS.Atlas, the interactive tree maps on imports as well as exports and a bar diagram (tree maps and bar diagram available in German only).