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23-11-2020 12:57

Intra & Extra EU Trade Statistics (By Commodity and Country), January - August 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 - August 2020. It includes detailed quantity and value data on imports and exports of domestically produced goods and foreign goods, classified at the six digits commodity code level and by partner country.

(a) The main developments in the foreign trade of Cyprus were:

Total imports of goods (from EU member states and from third countries) in January - August 2020 amounted to €4.828,8 mn as compared to €5.438,4 mn in January - August 2019, recording a decrease of 11,2%. Total exports of goods (to EU Member States and to third countries) in January - August 2020 were €1.953,7 mn compared to €2.190,2 mn in the same period of 2019, registering a decrease of 10,8%. The trade deficit was €2.875,1 mn in January - August 2020 compared to €3.248,2 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 €2.880,2 mn of total imports, while imports from all other European countries totalled €537,4 mn in January - August 2020. Imports from the rest of the world amounted to €1.411,2 mn.

(c) Exports to the European Union accounted for €594,2 mn, while exports to all other European countries for €202,6 mn in January - August 2020. Exports to the rest of the world amounted to €1.156,9 mn.

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

(MG/ECHR)