Trade deficit narrows

Financial Mirror (Cyprus) - - FRONT PAGE -

Cyprus’ trade deficit was EUR 1,175.9 mln in the first five months of the year com­pared to EUR 1,336.6 mln in the same pe­riod lat year, ac­cord­ing to the May re­port of the Sta­tis­ti­cal Ser­vice.

To­tal im­ports in Jan­uary-May amounted to EUR 2,027 mln as com­pared to EUR 1,971.4 mln in Jan­uary-May 2014. To­tal ex­ports in the first five months of the cur­rent year rose to EUR 851.1 mln com­pared to EUR 634.8 mln in the same pe­riod of 2014. In May to­tal im­ports were val­ued at EUR 432.5 mln. To­tal ex­ports in­clud­ing stores and pro­vi­sions in May amounted to EUR 181.4 mln. Ex­ports of do­mes­ti­cally pro­duced goods, in­clud­ing stores and pro­vi­sions, reached EUR 118.5 mln whilst ex­ports of for­eign goods, in­clud­ing stores and pro­vi­sions, were EUR 62.9 mln.

The Sta­tis­ti­cal Ser­vice also an­nounced that on the ba­sis of pre­lim­i­nary es­ti­mates for June, to­tal im­ports were EUR 444.3 mln, of which EUR 323.5 mln were ar­rivals from other EU mem­ber states and EUR 120.8 mln im­ports from third coun­tries.

To­tal ex­ports reached EUR 125.7 mln of which EUR 62.4 mln were dis­patches to other EU mem­ber states and EUR 63.3 mln ex­ports to third coun­tries.

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