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Slovakia records trade surplus of €160.6 million in August

Slovakia's foreign trade account recorded a surplus of €160.6 million in August, the Statistics Office announced on October 10. Exports reached €4.413 billion, a year-on-year increase of 14.4 percent and imports grew by 3.5 percent y-o-y to €4.253 billion. For the first eight months of 2011, exports grew by 19.2 percent to €36.318 billion while imports were up by 16.4 percent to €35.127 billion. Slovakia's foreign trade account for the January-August period recorded a surplus of €1.190 billion, €903.8 million larger than the same period in 2010.

Slovakia's foreign trade account recorded a surplus of €160.6 million in August, the Statistics Office announced on October 10. Exports reached €4.413 billion, a year-on-year increase of 14.4 percent and imports grew by 3.5 percent y-o-y to €4.253 billion.

For the first eight months of 2011, exports grew by 19.2 percent to €36.318 billion while imports were up by 16.4 percent to €35.127 billion. Slovakia's foreign trade account for the January-August period recorded a surplus of €1.190 billion, €903.8 million larger than the same period in 2010.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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