Trade Balance Showed a Surplus of HUF 1,125 Billion in 2009

In 2009 the trade balance showed a surplus of HUF 1,125 billion (EUR 3,979 million), which meant an improvement of HUF 1,188 billion (EUR 4,299 million) compared to the deficit of HUF 63 billion (EUR 319 million) in 2008.

In December 2009, an important volume increase was measured: The low base level of the same month in the previous year was exceeded by 15 in export volume and by 7 pct in import volume. In January–December 2009, the volume of exports and imports fell by 12 and 17 pct, respectively.

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