Press release: 12.238-078/20

Foreign trade January to February 2020: decrease in imports (-6.3%) and exports (-4.9%)

Vienna, 2020-05-08 – In the period January to February 2020, total imports amounted to €24.89 bn and total exports added up to €24.41 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, Austrian imports decreased by 6.3% and Austrian exports also declined by 4.9%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €0.48 bn. Working-day adjusted, the rates of decrease were 4.8% for imports and 3.5% for exports.

For more detailed information please refer to the German version. Visualisations of the foreign trade data for 2019 are available in the ITGS.Atlas, the interactive tree maps on imports as well as exports and a bar diagram.