Ljubljana, 06 April (STA) - Slovenia exported EUR 1.64bn worth of goods in February, a rise of 3% on the same month last year. At the same time imports only increased by 0.7% to EUR 1.75bn so that the trade gap was reduced to EUR 109m, official statistics show.
The export-import ratio stood at 93.8% in February, according to figures released by the Slovenian Statistics Office on Friday.
Almost 73% of the exports in February went to EU countries and nearly 77% of the imports came from those countries.
Exports to non-EU countries totalled EUR 445.2m and imports from there amounted to EUR 404.2m.
Exports in the first two months of the year rose 2.9% on the same period last year to EUR 3.21bn, while imports increased by 4.5% to EUR 3.50bn.
The trade gap in the first two months added up to EUR 284.9m and the exports-imports ratio was 91.9%.