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Preliminary statistics on the international trade in goods, June 2017

7.8.2017 9.00



Finnish Customs, Statistics

Exports increased by two 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 two per cent and the value of imports increased by nine per cent in June compared with the year before. The value of Finnish exports in June was almost 5.1 billion euros and the value of imports was slightly over 5.1 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 65 million euros in June. Calculated from January to June there was a deficit of 880 million euros. During the same period last year, the balance of trade showed a deficit of over 1.1 billion euros. Last year the trade balance for June showed a surplus of 235 million euros.

Exports to EU member states remained at the level of the previous year in June while exports to non-EU countries increased by seven per cent. Imports from EU-countries increased by ten per cent and imports from non-EU countries by five per cent in June. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports to EU increased by 15 per cent and to non-EU countries by 14 per cent. During the same period imports from EU member states rose by seven per cent and from other countries by 24 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
Penttilä, Olli-Pekka tel. +358 40 332 1862
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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