ADVERTISEMENT

Trade surplus at EUR 321 mln in April

Trade

The surplus on external trade in goods stood at EUR 321 million in April 2021, with the value of both exports and imports rising significantly compared to the same month of 2020, according to data by the Central Statistical Office (KSH).

In EUR terms, the value of exports was 73% and that of imports 52% larger in April 2021 than the base in April 2020, which was low because of the epidemic and the related lockdown measures.

The value of exports amounted to EUR 9.786 bln and that of imports to EUR 9.465 bln. The balance of external trade in goods improved by EUR 888 mln compared to April 2020.

The share of EU-27 Member States was 77% in exports and 71% in imports.

Compared to March 2021, exports decreased by 12% and imports by 7.3%.

Compared to April 2019, the EUR value of exports was 9.2% and that of imports 7.9% higher.

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Regional income disparities remain pronounced Analysis

Regional income disparities remain pronounced

Parliament approves amendment to Competition Act Parliament

Parliament approves amendment to Competition Act

New CEO announced at Codic Hungary Appointments

New CEO announced at Codic Hungary

FAO–Food Bank convoy delivers food to those in need City

FAO–Food Bank convoy delivers food to those in need

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.