Export growth recorded in all Baltic states – Eurostat

  • 2018-10-17
  • LETA/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Exports grew in all three Baltic states in the first eight months of this year, the latest figures from the European Union's statistics service, Eurostat, show.

Exports grew 9 percent to 18.4 billion euros in Lithuania in January-August year-on-year, according to the figures released on Tuesday.

In Latvia, exports rose almost 9 percent to 8.6 billion euros and increased 11 percent to 9.4 billion euros in Estonia.

Imports increased 9 percent in each of the Baltic countries over the period, reaching 20.2 billion eiros in Lithuania, 10.6 billion euros in Latvia and 10.7 billion euros in Estonia.

Lithuania posted a trade deficit of 1.8 billion euros, followed by 2 billion euros in Latvia and 1.3 billion euros in Estonia.