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Foreign trade development in September 2021 and in the first seven months of 2021
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Foreign trade development in September 2021 and in the first seven months of 2021

Last update: 09.11.2021
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Foreign trade
Publish Date: 09.11.2021



In September 2021, total exports of goods amounted to EUR 7 billion, with a year-on-year drop by 5,9 %. Total imports of goods increased by 6,5 % to EUR 7,1 billion. The foreign trade balance was in deficit in the amount of EUR 75,8 million.

In January and September 2021, compared to the corresponding period last year, total exports of goods increased by 19,2 % to EUR 64,3 billion and total imports by 20,9 % to EUR 62,6 billion. The balance of foreign trade was in surplus in the amount of EUR 1,7 billion (by EUR 467,2 million lower than in the corresponding period last year).

In January to September 2021, compared to the corresponding period last year, exports to the EU Member States increased by 19,6 % and accounted for 79,6 % of total exports. Imports from the EU Member States represented 65,5 % of total imports and increased by 18,9 % year-on-year.

Exports to the non-EU countries in January to September 2021 increased by 17,4 % compared to the corresponding period last year and accounted for 20,4 % of total exports. Imports from non-EU countries accounted for 34,5 % of total imports and increased by 24,8 % year-on-year.

The most traded SITC class in the foreign trade of the Slovak Republic was machinery and transport equipment with a share of 61,6 % in total exports and 48,3 % in total imports.

Seasonally adjusted foreign trade data 1)

In September 2021, after seasonal adjustment, total exports of goods amounted to the value of EUR 7 billion, with a year-on-year decrease of 3,4 %. Total imports of goods increased by 7 % to EUR 6,9 billion. The foreign trade balance was in surplus in the amount of EUR 136,1 million (by EUR 692,9 million lower than in September 2020).


Note: Data are in current prices in FOB type value. The information was prepared by the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic on the basis of data from the Customs Section of the Financial Directorate of the Slovak Republic obtained within the customs procedure and INTRASTAT-SK reports provided by consignees and consignors.

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Seasonal analysis is performed by DEMETRA software.

 

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