Slovenian Exports Rose 13.7% Year-on-Year in January, Imports 8.7%

By , 13 Mar 2019, 06:34 AM Business
Slovenian Exports Rose 13.7% Year-on-Year in January, Imports 8.7%

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STA, 12 March 2019 - Exports by Slovenian companies amounted to EUR 2.7bn in January, which is 13.7% more than in the same month in 2017, while imports stood at EUR 2.6bn, a 8.7% year-on-year increase, the Statistics Office (Statistični urad Republike Slovenije, SURS) reported on Tuesday.


The trade surplus amounted to EUR 120.9m, the highest January surplus on record. The exports-to-imports ratio was 104.7%.

Slovenia's exports to EU member states amounted to EUR 2.05bn, up 8% year-on-year, while exports from the EU rose by 3.3% to EUR 1.91bn.

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Surplus in trade with the EU countries was at EUR 140.1m, or one-third more than in January 2017. Exports to the EU represented 75.6% of total exports and imports represented 73.7% of total exports.

Exports to non-EU countries surged 36% in January to EUR 660.4m, while imports from outside the bloc increased by 27.2% to EUR 679.6m.

A deficit of EUR 19.2m was thus recorded in trade with non-EU countries, the Statistics Office said.

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