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Export of goods from Slovakia increased 7.3%

Christian Fernsby |
In June 2019, the total export of goods from Slovakia reached the value of EUR 6 487,7 million with a 7.3% year-on-year decrease.

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Topics: SLOVAKIA   

The total import of goods decreased 4% to EUR 6 284,1 million

The foreign trade balance was in surplus in the value of EUR 203,6 million (by EUR 246,8 million lower than in the corresponding period last year).

In January-June 2019, compared with the corresponding period last year, the total export of goods increased 3,3% to EUR 40 725,7 million and the total import 4,9% to EUR 39 414,7 million.

The foreign trade balance was in surplus in the amount of EUR 1 311 million (by EUR 520,6 million lower than in the corresponding period last year).

In January-June 2019, compared with the corresponding period last year, export to the EU Member States increased 1,1% and it represented 84,1% of the total export.

Import from the EU Member States represented 68,7% of the total import and it grew 6,6%, year-on-year.

In January-June 2019, compared with the corresponding period last year, export to the non-EU countries increased 17,2% and it represented 15,9% of the total export.

Import from the non-EU countries represented 31,3% of the total import and it increased 1,3%, year-on-year.

In the foreign trade of the SR, the most traded SITC section was Machinery and transport equipment with a share of 62,8% of the total export and 50,5% of the total import.

In June 2019, after seasonal adjustment, the total export of goods reached the value of EUR 6 733,9 million with a year-on-year growth 1,9%.

The total import of goods increased 1,9% to EUR 6 667,5 million.

The foreign trade balance was in surplus in the amount of EUR 66,4 million (by EUR 254,4 million lower than in May 2018).


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