Press release: 11.776-087/18

Foreign trade January to February 2018: slight decline in imports (-0.3%), increase in exports (+4.3%)

Vienna, 2018-05-08 – In the period January to February 2018, total imports amounted to €23.87 bn and total exports added up to €23.60 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, Austrian imports decreased by 0.3% and Austrian exports rose by 4.3%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €0.26 bn. Working-day adjusted, imports declined by 2.1% and exports increased by 2.5%.

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 new interactive tree maps on imports as well as exports and a bar diagram (tree maps and bar diagram available in German only).