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Preliminary statistics on the international trade in goods, September 2017

7.11.2017 9.00



Finnish Customs, Statistics

Exports increased by eight per cent in September

According to the preliminary international trade in goods statistics provided by Finnish Customs, the value of Finnish exports increased by eight per cent and the value of imports by 11 per cent in September year-on-year. The value of Finnish exports in September was almost five billion euros and the value of imports was slightly under 5.2 billion euros. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports have increased by 15 per cent and imports by 14 per cent.

The trade balance showed a deficit of 210 million euros in September. Calculated from January to September there was a deficit of almost 1.7 billion euros. Under the same period last year, the balance of trade showed a deficit of almost 2.1 billion euros. Last year the trade balance for September showed a deficit of 103 million euros.

Exports to EU member states increased by eight per cent in September and exports to non-EU countries by nine per cent. Imports from EU-countries increased by ten per cent and imports from non-EU countries by 12 per cent in September. Calculated from the beginning of the year, exports to EU member states increased by 17 per cent and to non-EU countries by 14. During the same period, imports from EU member states rose by nine per cent and from other countries by 21 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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