Exports and imports of goods, Slovenia, June 2019

Exports and imports in June 2019 higher than in June 2018

In June 2019 both exports and imports of Slovenia grew by 3.3% each over June 2018. Exports amounted to EUR 2,813.7 million, while imports amounted to EUR 2,688.8 million.

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Exports and imports in June 2019 higher than in June 2018

In June 2019, both exports and imports of Slovenia grew by 3.3% each over June 2018. Exports amounted to EUR 2,813.7 million, while imports amounted to EUR 2,688.8 million. In June 2019, the values of exports and imports were higher than the average value of monthly exports and imports in 2018 (exports by 9.4% and imports by 5.1%).

The external trade surplus amounted to EUR 124.9 million and was the highest within 2019. The export/import ratio was 104.6%.

Trade in goods in June 2019 with EU Member States lower, with EU non-member countries higher than in June 2018

Exports to EU Member States in June 2019 amounted to EUR 2,046.8 million (i.e. 1.8% less than in June 2018) and imports from EU Member States amounted to EUR 1,936.7 million (i.e. 5.0% less than in June 2018). Compared with June 2018, in trade in goods with EU Member States the value of trade with products from the division road vehicles has decreased the most for both exports and imports.

As regards trade with EU non-member countries in June 2019, Slovenia exported goods worth EUR 766.9 million or 20.2% more than in June 2018 and imported goods worth EUR 752.1 million or 33.0% more than in June 2018. In trade in goods with this group of countries in comparison with June 2018 the highest increase in value of both exports and imports was recorded in the division medicinal and pharmaceutical products.

Increase in exports and imports in the first half of 2019 over the same period of 2018

Exports in the first half of 2019 (EUR 16,832.1 million) were 9.2% higher than exports in the same period of 2018, while imports (EUR 16,784.2 million) were 11.2% higher.

The value of exports in the first half of 2019 exceeded the value of imports by 0.3 percentage points, which means that at half-yearly level Slovenia recorded an external trade surplus in the amount of EUR 47.9 million.  
Monthly values of exports and imports, Slovenia
Monthly values of exports and imports, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Exports and imports of goods, Slovenia
VI 2019I–VI 2019VI 2019
VI 2018
I–VI 2019
I–VI 2018
1,000 EURindex
Exports2,813,73416,832,120103.3109.2
EU-282,046,84712,733,73998.2106.4
EU non-member countries766,8874,098,381120.2119.0
Imports2,688,81216,784,217103.3111.2
EU-281,936,73712,464,92295.0104.3
EU non-member countries752,0754,319,295133.0137.4
Trade balance124,92247,903-1)-1)
Exports as % of imports104.6100.3-1)-1)
1) Not applicable.
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Monthly data for 2019 are provisional. With each First Release the data can be corrected and completed with new data. Final data for 2019 will be published in June 2020.

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