Preliminary statistics on the international trade in goods, January 2018
Finnish Customs, Statistics
Exports increased by 12 per cent in January
According to the preliminary statistics of international trade in goods provided by Finnish Customs, the value of Finnish exports increased by 12 per cent and the value of imports by three per cent in January compared with the year before. The value of Finnish exports in January was almost 5.2 billion euros and the value of imports was slightly over 5.3 billion euros.
The trade balance showed a deficit of 150 million euros in January. Last year the balance of trade showed a deficit of 535 million euros in January.
Exports to EU member states increased by nine per cent and exports to non-EU countries by 16 per cent in January. Imports from EU-countries increased by eight per cent while imports from non-EU countries fell by two per cent in January.
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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