Preliminary statistics on the international trade in goods, June 2020
Finnish Customs, Statistics
Exports decreased by 15.4 per cent in June
According to the preliminary statistics of international trade in goods provided by Finnish Customs, the value of Finnish exports decreased by 15.4 per cent, while the value of imports declined by 10.2 per cent in June year-on-year. The value of Finnish exports in June was almost EUR 4.5 billion and the value of imports was almost EUR 4.7 billion. In January-June, the total value of exports decreased by 17.4 per cent and the value of imports by 12.3 per cent year-on-year.
The trade balance was EUR 205 million in deficit in June. In January-June, the trade balance ran a deficit of EUR 1.7 billion. In June last year, the trade balance was EUR 75 million in surplus, but in January-June it was EUR 5 million in deficit.
Exports to EU member states decreased by 14.1 per cent and exports to non-EU countries by 16.9 per cent in June. Imports from EU-countries diminished by 7.9 per cent and imports from non-EU countries fell by 13.6 per cent in June. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports to EU decreased by 17.6 per cent and to non-EU countries by 17.2 per cent. During the same period, imports from EU member states fell by 11.0 per cent and from other countries by 14.1 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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