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Preliminary statistics on the international trade in goods, July 2017

7.9.2017 9.00



Finnish Customs, Statistics

Exports increased by 20 per cent in July

According to the preliminary statistics of international trade in goods provided by Finnish Customs, the value of Finnish exports increased by 20 per cent and the value of imports by 17 per cent in July year-on-year. The value of Finnish exports in July was almost 4.7 billion euros and the value of imports was slightly under five billion euros. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports have increased by 16 per cent and imports by 14 per cent.

The trade balance showed a deficit of 300 million euros in July. Calculated from January to July there was a deficit of 1.2 billion euros. Under the same period last year, the balance of trade showed a deficit of 1.5 billion euros. Last year the trade balance for July showed a deficit of 334 million euros.

Exports to EU member states increased by 27 per cent and exports to non-EU countries by ten per cent in July. Imports from EU-countries increased by nine per cent and imports from non-EU countries by 31 per cent in July. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports to EU increased by 17 per cent and to non-EU countries by 14 per cent. During the same period imports from EU member states increased by eight per cent and from other countries by 25 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.

Further information:

Kaarna, Anssi tel. +358 40 332 8153
Telasuo, Christina tel. +358 40 332 1828
E-mail: [email protected]

Figure 1. Monthly export, import and trade balance 2015-2017
  • Figure 1. Monthly export, import and trade balance 2015-2017
  • Figure 2. Changes of export values by month compared with the same month of the previous year 2015-2017
  • Figure 3. Changes of import values by month compared with the same month of the previous year 2015-2017
  • Figure 4. Exports 2015-2017 (original, seasonally adjusted and trend)
  • Figure 5. Imports 2015-2017 (original, seasonally adjusted and trend)

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