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Moderate Increase in Foreign Trade

Published: April 5, 2012; 16:47 · (Vindobona)

In January 2012, Austrian foreign trade grew slower than in 2011. Exports increased stronger than imports.

Moderate Increase in Foreign Trade / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Keith Skipper [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)]

According to preliminary results by Statistics Austria, total imports amounted to € 10.06bn and total exports amounted to € 9.34bn in January 2012. Austrian imports increased by 4.2% and Austrian exports rose by 7.4% compared to the same month in 2011. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of € 0.72bn. In January 2011, the deficit was € 0.95bn.

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