Slovakia’s preliminary trade surplus was €208.2 million in June

SLOVAKIA’S foreign trade continues to post positive results. According to preliminary figures released by the Slovak Statistics Office on August 11, foreign trade in June posted a surplus of €208.2 million, up €199.9 million year-on-year, the SITA newswire reported.

SLOVAKIA’S foreign trade continues to post positive results. According to preliminary figures released by the Slovak Statistics Office on August 11, foreign trade in June posted a surplus of €208.2 million, up €199.9 million year-on-year, the SITA newswire reported.

Compared with the revised May data the June surplus was €96 million higher. The aggregate trade surplus for the period from January to June was €838.4 million.

Exports amounted to €4.096 billion in June, up 25.9 percent from the same period a year ago. The volume of imports reached €3.888 billion in the sixth month, up 19.8 percent y/y.

In the first six months of the year, goods worth a total of €22.569 billion were exported from Slovakia, up 21.7 percent y/y. Total January-June imports swelled 18.6 percent y/y to €21.731 billion. Thus, the six-month surplus was €838.4 million, an increase of €611.2 million from the same period a year ago.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Michaela Stanková from press reports
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