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Exports up in 2019 but so are imports

By  HINA Nov 11, 2019

Croatia's exports reached HRK 83.9 billion in the first nine months of 2019, an increase of 5.9% on the same period in 2018, while imports rose by 6.1% to HRK 139.04 billion, the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) said on Friday.

The foreign trade deficit was HRK 55.1 billion, down by HRK 3.2 billion compared with the first nine months of 2018. Coverage of imports by exports was 60.4%, the same as last year.

Exports to EU member states totalled HRK 56.8 billion, up 4.5%, and exports to non-EU countries rose by 9.1% to HRK 27.1 billion.

Imports from EU member states increased by 9.4% to HRK 111.9 billion, while imports from non-EU countries fell by 5.9% to HRK 27.1 billion.

Expressed in euro, Croatian exports rose by 6.1% to €11.3 billion, while imports went up by 6.2% to €18.8 billion. The trade deficit was €7.4 billion, compared with slightly less than €7 billion in the first nine months last year.

Exports to EU member states were €7.7 billion, up 4.7%, and exports to non-EU countries rose by 9.2% to €3.7 billion.

Imports from EU member states increased by 9.6% to €15.1 billion, while imports from non-EU countries fell by 5.8% to €3.7 billion.

 

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