Hungary’s external trade surplus reaches €646 mln in July

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Hungary’s external trade surplus saw a year-on-year rise of €208 mln, reaching €646 mln, in July the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said today in a report.

Hungary’s export volume saw a year-on-year rise of 6% and its import volume increased by a year-on-year 3.4% in July, KSH said.

The value of exports amounted to €7.7 bln and that of imports to €7.1 bln, due to exports increasing by 5.3% and imports by 2.6% in year-on-year comparison.

KSH data reveal that the increase in the volume of machinery and transport equipment was 10% in exports and 11% in imports.

The export and import volumes of manufactured goods were up by 6.3% and 5.0%, respectively, KSH said. The import volume of fuels and electric energy was 28% less, the report added.

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