Total exports of goods from Slovakia amounted to €5.238 billion in March 2013, which represents a drop of 4.3 percent on the year, the Statistics Office announced on Thursday, May 9. Meanwhile, imports shrank by 9.3 percent on an annual basis to €4.711 billion. The surplus thus reached €527.2 million and was €252.2 million higher than the one recorded in March 2012, the TASR newswire wrote.
Over the first three months of 2013, meanwhile, exports went up by 2 percent on the year to reach €15.135 billion. Imports dropped by 1.3 percent to €13.794 billion. This produced a surplus of €1.341 billion, €481.9 million more than when compared to the first quarter of 2012.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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10. May 2013 at 10:00