Ljubljana, 09 August (STA) - Slovenian merchandise exports increased 1.5% to EUR 10.79bn in the first half of 2013 while imports decreased 0.6% to EUR 11.12bn year-on-year, according to provisional data from the Statistics Office.
In June, exports were down 3% year-on-year to EUR 1.786bn, whereas the value of imports fell by 6% to EUR 1.175bn.
Slovenia exported EUR 1.248bn worth of goods or 69.9% of all exports to EU countries in June. Imports from those markets amounted to EUR 1.35bn or 76.7% of all imports.
The trade gap total in the first six months totalled EUR 331.7m and the export/import ratio stood at 97%.