Exports increased 2 percent year-on-year to SEK 89.4 billion, while imports rose 4 percent to SEK 89.1 billion.
Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 9.4 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 9.1 billion.
Figures for June were revised downwards to a SEK 7.7 billion trade surplus.
So far this year, the value of exports increased by 5 percent while imports increased by 4 percent compared to the corresponding period one year ago. Exports amounted to SEK 682.9 billion, and imports were valued at SEK 658.6 billion, resulting in a trade surplus of SEK 24.3 billion for January – July 2015. The corresponding surplus figure for these months one year earlier was SEK 15.7 billion.