Greek exports rise by over 17% in 2018
Greek exports broke the € 30-billion-barrier in the 11-month period of 2018, with a record-breaking 17.6% rise, which is expected to increase even more as the remaining data is included by the end of the year.
Exports grew by € 4.62 billion or 17.6% to € 30.86 billion from € 26.23 billion, while excluding petroleum-related products rose to € 20.34 billion from € 18.21 billion, ie € 2.13 billion or 11.7%.
According to the analysis of the Pan-Hellenic Exporters’ Association and the Center for Export Research and Studies, on the temporary ELSTAT data, exports, including petroleum products, increased by EUR 426.5 million in November 2018 or by 16.3% and amounted to € 3.04 billion from € 2.62 billion in the corresponding period of 2017. Exports also rose without petroleum-related products included. In particular, they rose by € 172.6 million or by 9.5% to € 1.99 billion from € 1.82 billion.
Imports of the same period January – November 2018 also increased by € 4.95 billion or 10.7%, their total value stood at € 51.04 billion compared to € 46.09 billion in the same period of the year 2017. Excluding petroleum products, imports increased to EUR 36.66 billion from EUR 35.45 billion, or EUR 1.2 billion or 3.4%.
You may be interested
Lotto results: 17/08/2019Panos - Aug 17, 2019
The winning numbers from the Lotto draw are as follows:
KAS to meet in bid to change rules on Elliniko projectmakis - Aug 16, 2019
The Central Archaeological Council (KAS), Greece’s top advisory body on the protection of antiquities, which has quite a few new…
Ancient pyramid found on Aegean island reveals beginnings of ancient Greek civilisationPanos - Aug 16, 2019
The long-buried structure, dating back at least 4,600 years, was constructed of marble transported from nearby Aegean islands on tiny…