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Tuesday, 24.05.2016, 12:55
Lithuania was the only Baltic country to post a year-on-year increase in exports for the first quarter of 2016, figures from the EU statistical office Eurostat showed on May 17th, cites LETA/BNS.
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According to a flash estimate by the central bank, Estonia's current account ran a deficit of 58 million euros in March 2016, informs LETA/BNS.
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in March 2016 as compared to February Latvia's foreign trade turnover at current prices increased by 9.6%, of which exports value of goods rose by 7.1% and imports value of goods – by 11.7%.
Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on non-final data obtained from customs declarations, Intrastat reporting and VAT returns data, exports in March 2016 amounted to EUR 1 865.4 million, imports – EUR 2 094.2 million. Exports of goods of Lithuanian origin amounted to EUR 1 063.1 million. The foreign trade deficit of Lithuania amounted to EUR 228.8 million.
According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2016, exports of goods decreased by 3% and imports by 1% compared to March of the previous year. In the 1st quarter, exports decreased 2% and imports increased 1%.
The current account of Estonia ran a deficit of 42 million euros in February 2016, informs LETA/BNS, according to a flash estimate published by the Bank of Estonia on April 13th.
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in February 2016 as compared to January Latvia's foreign trade turnover at current prices increased by 10.8%, of which exports value of goods rose by 9.5% and imports value of goods – by 11.8%.