Preliminary statistics on the international trade in goods, June 2018
Finnish Customs, Statistics
Exports increased by four per cent in June
According to the preliminary statistics of international trade in goods provided by Finnish Customs, the value of Finnish exports increased by four per cent and the value of imports increased by two per cent in June year-on-year. The value of Finnish exports in June was almost 5.4 billion euros and the value of imports was slightly over 5.3 billion euros. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports increased by seven per cent and imports by five per cent.
The trade balance showed a surplus of 15 million euros in June. Calculated from January to June there was a deficit of 735 million euros. Under the same period last year, the balance of trade showed a deficit of 1.1 billion euros. Last year the trade balance for June showed a deficit of 105 million euros.
Exports to EU member states increased by three per cent in June and exports to non-EU countries by six per cent. Imports from EU-countries decreased by four per cent while imports from non-EU countries rose by 14 per cent in June. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports to both EU and non-EU countries increased by seven per cent. During the same period, imports from EU member states rose by five per cent and from other countries by six per cent.
The monthly preliminary statistics release contains preliminary overall figures about Finland's international trade in goods. More precise figures of exports and imports as well as detailed statistics about specific countries and goods will be published at the end of the month in the monthly statistical release.
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