International Trade Statistics, December 2014, INE

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Press Release:  09 February 2015 - 8 Page(s)
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Exports of goods rose by 4.6% and imports of goods increased by 2.0% in the fourth quarter 2014, when compared with the fourth quarter 2013 (+4.3% and +3.8%, respectively, in the period September to November 2014). Trade balance deficit decreased by EUR 246.3 million and the coverage rate increased by 2.0 percentage points (p.p.) to 82.8%.
In December 2014, in terms of year-on-year change rates, exports of goods rose by 4.9% and imports of goods increased by 1.3% (-0.3% and +2.9% in November, respectively).
When considering the year 2014 as a whole, exports of goods increased by 1.9% (+4.5% in 2013) and imports of goods increased by 3.2% (+0.9% in 2013), when compared with the year 2013, which led to a coverage rate of 82.0% (83.1% in 2013).



Original title:  In nominal terms exports rose by 4.6% and imports increased by 2.0% - December 2014