Preliminary statistics on the international trade in goods, April 2017

7.6.2017 9.00



Finnish Customs, Statistics

Exports increased by five per cent in April

According to the preliminary statistics of international trade in goods provided by Finnish Customs, both the value of Finnish exports and imports increased by five per cent in April year-on-year. The value of Finnish exports in April was slightly over 4.5 billion euros and the value of imports was almost 4.9 billion euros. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports increased by 15 per cent and imports by 13 per cent.

The trade balance showed a deficit of 325 million euros in April. Calculated from January to April, there was a deficit of 995 million euros. Under the same period last year, the balance of trade showed a deficit of 1,2 billion euros and the trade balance for April showed a deficit of 280 million euros.

Exports to EU member states increased by three per cent and exports to non-EU countries by six per cent in April. Imports from EU-countries decreased by one per cent while imports from non-EU countries rose by 16 per cent in April. Calculated from the beginning of the year, both exports to EU and to non-EU countries increased by 15 per cent. During the same period imports from EU member states increased by four per cent and from other countries by 27 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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7.7.2017




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