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22-06-2020 15:22

Intra and Extra EU Trade Statistics January – March 2020

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announces that it has published the monthly electronic publication “Intra & Extra EU Trade Statistics (by commodity and country)” for January – March 2020. It includes detailed quantity and value data on imports and exports of domestically produced goods and foreign goods, classified at the six - digit commodity code level and by partner country.

The main developments in Cyprus foreign trade were:

(a)   Total importsof goods (from EU Member States and from third countries) in January – March 2020 amounted to €2.108,4 mn as compared to €1.990,0 mn in January – March 2019, recording an increase of 6,0%. Total exports of goods (to EU Member States and to third countries) in January – March 2020 were €742,9 mn compared to €940,3 mn in January – March 2019, registering a decrease of 21,0%. Thetrade deficitwas €1.365,5 mn in January – March 2020 compared to €1.049,6 mn in the corresponding period of 2019.

(b)  The European Union was the main source of supply of goods to Cyprus with a share of €1.142,6 mn of total imports, while imports from all other European countries totalled €279,8 mn in January – March 2020. Imports from the rest of the world amounted to €686,0 mn in January – March 2020.

(c) Exports to the European Union accounted for € 188,5 mn, while exports to all other European countries for €79,4 mn in January – March 2020. Exports to the rest of the world amounted to €475,1 mn in January – March 2020.

The monthly electronic publication “Intra and Extra EU Trade Statistics (by commodity and country)” for January – March 2020 is available for download free of charge from the website of the Statistical Service.

(EK/SCH)