Strong Growth in Foreign Trade

PoliticsBrussels ♦ Published: December 8, 2010; 12:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

In the first nine months, Austria imported goods for € 82.45bn (+14.8%). Exports increased by 5.8% to € 79.69bn.

Strong Growth in Foreign Trade / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / NOAA [Public Domain]

According to Statistik Austria, goods imports from member states of the European Union amounted € 59.69bn in the reporting period, representing a rise of 14.0% over the same period of the previous year. The value of goods shipped to these countries amounted to € 56.15 bn, which is 14.8% more than in the period January to September 2009. The trade balance with the European Union…