International Trade Statistics, September 2016, INE

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Press Release:  09 November 2016 - 7 Page(s)
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Exports  Imports   International Trade  Trade Balance

In September 2016, exports of goods increased by 6.6% and imports of goods grew by 1.9% vis-à-vis September 2015 (+5.1% and +9.8% respectively, in August 2016). Excluding Fuels and lubricants, exports grew by 7.8% and imports increased by 3.6% (+7.2% and +13.1% respectively, in August 2016).
Trade balance deficit reached EUR 921 million in September 2016, decreasing by EUR 172 million when compared with September 2015. Trade balance deficit, excluding Fuels and lubricants, stood at EUR 616 million, corresponding to a EUR 136 million decrease vis-à-vis September 2015.
In the third quarter 2016, exports of goods increased by 1.8% and imports of goods increased by 0.8%, when compared with the third quarter 2015.



Original title:  Exports and imports increased by 6.6% and 1.9% respectively, in nominal terms

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