Monday, 29 November 2021 02:54 GMT

Slovenian Aug exports surge 25 pct y-o-y

(MENAFN) On Friday, Oct. 8 the statistics office reported that Slovenia's August exports of commodities jumped by 25.4 percent year-over-year hitting 2.8 billion euros (USD3.24 billion), whereas August imports of commodities hit about USD3,8 billion and were higher by 39.4 percent from the corresponding month last year.

It noted exports, which are an essential drive of the country’s economy, climbed by 19.5 percent year-over-year in the January-August period of this year whereas imports jumped by 26.9 percent. Slovenia had a trade deficit of around USD403 million in the first eight months.

In August, the highest rise in the value of exports was logged in the industries of medicines, pharmaceutical produce, aluminium and electric energy. The highest rise of imports was registered in the industry of chemical products.

The country exports around 67 percent of its overall exports of commodities to other EU member countries. Its key exports comprise pharmaceutical produce, vehicles, vehicle parts and household appliances.

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