VILNIUS – All three Baltic states posted exports increases in nine months of this year, the latest figures from the EU statistics agency, Eurostat, show.
Lithuania's exports rose 8 percent to 21 billion euros in January-September year-on-year. It also grew 8 percent to 10 billion euros in Latvia and increased 11 percent to 11 billion euros.
Imports went up 9 percent to 23 billion euros in Lithuania, grew 10 percent to 12 billion euros in Latvia and also rose 10 percent to 12 billion euros in Estonia.
Lithuania's trade deficit stood at 2.1 billion euros, compared to 2.4 billion euros in Latvia and 1.4 billion euros in Estonia.