Austrian Exports Reach new All-Time High

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: February 21, 2013; 17:46 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKO) today presented the foreign trade results of 2012. This year, WKO´s President Christoph Leitl expects s moderate increase in exports.

Austrian Exports Reach new All-Time High / Picture: ©

“Europe is fighting against the recession. The exporting industrial sector is a reason to hope. Particularly in Austria, the exports are a core pillar of our prosperity. We earn six out of ten euros abroad. It is our goal to generate seven out of ten ours in 2015.” Leitl says.

In the first eleven months of 2012, exports were up by 1.3% to € 123.4bn. Imports rose by 0.3% to…