Cyprus News Agency

Trending-news
     CNA   Turkey`s actions do not contribute to its rapprochement with the EU, EP President stresses      CNA   -Merkel and Mogherini express their support to Cyprus     CNA   --Five Turkish warships halt SAIPEM 12000 anew from reaching target in Cyprus` EEZ     CNA   House President urges international community to exert pressure on Turkey for its actions in Cyprus` EEZ     CNA   First joint meeting of Greek and Cypriot experts` committees on Cyprus File on Monday     CNA   -Cyprus registered the lowest annual inflation rate in the EU in January 2018      CNA   

Trade deficit up by €727 mn in 2017, imports rise to €8.03 bn
CNA - Cyprus/ΝICOSIA 09/02/2018 13:56


Cyprus' trade deficit increased by €727 mn approximately in 2017, compared to the year before, as a result of a significant increase in imports mainly from third countries, according to preliminary estimates of the Statistical Service of Cyprus.
 
Cystat figures released on Friday showed that the trade deficit rose to €5.13 bn from €4,40 bn in 2016.
 
Imports soared to €8.03 bn from €7.11 bn in 2016, while exports increased to €2.90 bn from €2.71 bn το 2016. 
 
The figures showed a significant increase of €860 mn in imports from third countries, which stood at €3.29 bn, while exports to third countries rose by €430 mn, to €1.83 bn.
 
Imports from EU member states increased only by €51 mn to €4.73 bn, while exports to EU countries saw declined significantly by €240 mn.
 
On the basis of preliminary estimates for the for

(CNA)

*The full text of the news item is available in the paid version of the CNA web service. Subscription Form

*CNA reserves the copyright to the news stories it files, which is granted to subscribers for specific use only.
   

Closing:23/02/2018
Volume:210.924,50
CSE:69,510  0,290%
FTSE/CySE:41,610  0,310%
Nicosia21°C
Larnaca19°C