Foreign trade surplus down to CZK 15.1bn

Published: 10.03.2020 Related countries:  Japan Japan

External trade balance of goods in current prices ended in a surplus of CZK 15.1bn in January 2020, according to preliminary data.

The balance dropped CZK 2.4bn y/y. The EU28 balance stagnated with a surplus of CZK 72.6bn. The trade deficit with non-EU countries deepened by CZK 2.3bn to CZK 56.1bn. In month-on-month comparison, seasonally adjusted exports increased by 2.6% and imports by 3.5%. Year-on-year, exports fell by 0.3% to CZK 303.8bn, while imports grew by 0.5% to CZK 288.7bn. The information was provided by the Czech Statistical Office.