Trade surplus at EUR 321 mln in April
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.
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