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Exports accelerate and beat imports for the first time this year

Page created: Wednesday, 11 October 2017 9:39 GMT

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Exports  Imports Trade balance deficit

In August, exports of goods increased at a much faster pace than imports. It was the first time this year that exports increase more than imports: this evolution can be easily explained by the growth of sales to foreign countries, both of transport equipment and fuel and lubricants, Statistics Portugal (INE) state.