Croatia's commodity exports in H1 go up 2.9 pct, exports by 3.1 pct

Croatia's commodity exports in the first half of 2016 went up 2.95% on the year, amounting to nearly HRK 43.3 billion, while imports went up 3.1% to HRK 71.2 billion, the national statistical office said on Tuesday.

The trade deficit in that period was HRK 27.97 billion, up 3.4% from H1 2015. The export-import ratio decreased by 0.2 percentage points to 60.7% at the end of June 2016.

Croatia's commodity exports to the European Union went up by 2.3% to HRK 29.2 billion, while imports rose 4.2% to HRK 56.5 billion. Exports to non-EU countries amounted to HRK 14.1 billion (+4.2%), while imports reached HRK 14.7 billion (-0.9%).

(EUR 1 = HRK 7.47)

Last update: Tue, 09/08/2016 - 13:55
Author: 

More from Croatia

Croatian PM: Probe launched into leak of embassy's note on president's US visit

Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Thursday it was highly unusual for notes of the Croatian Embassy in Washington...

Unionists surprised by hiring of Deloitte to analyse refinery business

The trade unionists representing workers at the Sisak oil refinery on Thursday showed restraint in their comments,...

Austria's Supernova takes over four shopping centres in Croatia

The Supernova Group has taken over four Croatian shopping centres -- the Garden Mall in Zagreb, the retail parks in...

Spar exports EUR 60mn worth of Croatian products in 2016

The value of Croatian products marketed abroad last year by the Spar Croatia retail chain exceeded 60 million euros...

INA and Deloitte to analyse options for sustainable business at Sisak

The INA oil company has chosen the Deloitte consulting firm to identify and analyse options for sustainable business...