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Austrian Exports Increasing

31. October 2006

As Statistics Austria calculated based on preliminary results, the total value of imports in the period from January to August 2006 was 68.55 billion Euros, 11.5% more than the previous year´s value. Exports registered an increase of 12.3% to 68.06 billion Euros. In the first eight months, Austria obtained goods from the member states of the European Union worth 50.55 billion Euros. This indicates an increase of 8.8% in comparison to the previous year. The value of the goods sent to these countries was 47.75 billion Euros. This is an increase of 10.3%. In the period from January to August, the external trade with third countries was larger than in 2005. Imports rose by 19.9%. An increase of 17.4% was accounted for with exports.

Statistik Austria