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Slovenia Business Week no. 18: Exports Surge 18.3% in March

Slovenian exports surged 18.3% year-on-year in March standing at EUR 1.77bn

Slovenian exports surged 18.3% year-on-year in March standing at EUR 1.77bn. The growth in exports far outpaced that of imports, narrowing Slovenia's trade gap, the Statistics Office said on Thursday, 10 May.

According to preliminary figures from the office, Slovenia's trade gap in March stood at EUR 78.3m, down from the EUR 86.6m in February. Imports amounted to EUR 1.84bn in March, up 12.1% over the same month last year.

Exports to EU member states were worth EUR 1.24bn in the month, up 17.7% year-on-year, while exports to other markets amounted to EUR 521m, up 20%. Slovenia imported EUR 1.46bn worth of goods from the EU, which is up 8.2% year-on-year, while imports from other countries rose by 27.8% to EUR 380m.

Source: Slovenian Press Agency STA

Author: STA, Slovenian National Press Agency