Sweden Trade Surplus Narrows in January


Swedish trade surplus decreased to SEK 1.6 billion in January of 2016 from a revised SEK 2.3 billion surplus a year earlier. Exports fell 3.7 percent and imports declined at a slower 2 percent.

The value of exports in January 2016 decreased by 3.0 year-on-year to SEK 87.5 billion, while imports went down at a slower 2 percent to SEK 85.9 billion. 

Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 8.7 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 7.1 billion.

Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 1.6 billion in January 2016, compared to SEK 1.1 billion in December 2015. The corresponding figure for November 2015 was SEK 0.6 billion.

Sweden Trade Surplus Narrows in January


Statistics Sweden | Yekaterina Guchshina | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
2/25/2016 9:27:34 AM