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Cyprus' foreign trade deficit in period January-September 2017 increases 5.67% yoy - CyStat

Cyprus' foreign trade deficit in period January-September 2017 increases 5.67% yoy - CyStat
Cyprus' trade deficit in the period January-September 2017 was EUR 3.17 bn, compared to EUR 3.00 bn for the corresponding period of 2016, registering a 5.67% increase, according to data of the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CyStat).

The total imports of goods (total imports from third countries and from EU Member States) for the period January-September 2017 was EUR 5.43 bn, compared to EUR 5.01 bn in the period January- September 2016. The total exports of goods (total exports to Third Countries and to EU Member States) in January-September 2017 was EUR 2.27 bn, compared to EUR 2.08 bn in the period January-September 2016.

In September 2017, total imports of goods (total imports from Third Countries and from EU Member States) was EUR 534.7 mln, compared to EUR 516.7 mln in September 2016.

The total exports of goods (total exports to third countries and to EU Member States), including ship and aircraft supplies, in September 2017 was EUR 261.8 mln, compared to EUR 270.7 mln in September 2016.

The total exports of domestically produced products, including ship and aircraft supplies, in September 2017 was EUR 89.6 mln, compared to EUR 91.8 mln in September 2016, while total exports of foreign products - including ship and plane supplies - in September 2017 was EUR 172.2 mln compared to EUR 178.9 mln in September 2016.

The total domestic exports of industrial products for September 2017 was EUR 82.8 mln, compared to EUR 85.8 mln in September 2016, The total domestic agricultural exports in September 2017 was EUR 5.1 mln, compared to EUR 4.2 mln in September 2016./IBNA

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