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Slovakia reports €229-million trade surplus for January

Slovakia's exports exceeded its imports by €229.3 million in January 2012. The trade surplus was €10.3 million less then in January 2011, according to preliminary data released by the Statistics Office. The January surplus is the thirteenth successive surplus that Slovakia has reported, the SITA newswire reported.

Slovakia's exports exceeded its imports by €229.3 million in January 2012. The trade surplus was €10.3 million less then in January 2011, according to preliminary data released by the Statistics Office. The January surplus is the thirteenth successive surplus that Slovakia has reported, the SITA newswire reported.

Overall exports of goods and services from Slovakia in the first month of 2012 reached €4.46 billion, a rise of 9.5 percent year-on-year. Meanwhile, imports to Slovakia amounted to €4.23 billion, a rise of 10.4 percent.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
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