Statistics: Baltic states' export growth

  • 2017-03-18
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - All three Baltic countries posted year-on-year growth in exports in January, figures from the EU statistical office Eurostat showed on Friday.

Lithuania's exports increased by 19 percent to 1.9 billion euros. Latvia's exports rose by 15 percent to 0.9 billion euros and Estonia's exports were up by 14 percent to 0.9 billion euros.

Lithuania's imports jumped by 28 percent in January year-on-year to 2.1 billion euros. Latvia registered a 21 percent rise in imports to 1 billion euros and Estonia's imports surged by 40 percent to 1.4 billion euros.

Estonia posted the biggest trade deficit among the three Baltic countries, at 0.4 billion euros. Lithuania and Latvia each recorded a deficit of 0.2 billion euros.