Hungary’s Trade Surplus Narrows To EUR 268M In Sept

  • 10 Nov 2018 7:22 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Hungary’s Trade Surplus Narrows To EUR 268M In Sept
Hungary’s trade surplus came to 268 million euros in September, narrowing by 699 million from the same month a year earlier, a first reading of data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) shows.

Imports climbed by 6.3% to 8.397 billion euros during the period. Exports fell by 2.3% to 8.665 billion.

Trade with other European Union member states accounted for about 82% of exports and 75% of imports.

For the period January-September, the trade surplus came to 4.881 billion euros, dropping by 1.418 billion from the same period a year earlier.

Imports were up 6.7% at 73.569 billion euros and exports increased by 4.2% to 78.451 billion.

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