Foreign Trade, August 2014

This month the trade deficit is 26 billion lekë signing an increase by 7.1 % compared with August 2013 and decreasing 7.2 % compared with July 2014.

On August 2014 the value of exports was 19 billion lekë, increasing by 2.3 % comparing with August 2013 and decreasing 18.9 % comparing with July 2014. The main groups of goods increasing, compare with the same period of the previous year, were: "Machineries, equipment’s and spare parts " by 34.0 %, "Textile and footwear" by 23.6 % and "Construction materials and metals" by 20.6 %. Export of group: "Minerals, fuels, electricity" decreased by 15.5 %, compare with the same period of the previous year.

On August 2014 the value of imports was 45 billion lekë, increasing by 5.1% compared with August 2013 and decreased 5.5 % compared with July 2014. The main groups of goods increasing compare with the same period of the previous year, were: "Leather and leather manufactures" by 29.9 %, "Textile and footwear" by 12.8% and "Minerals, fuels, electricity" by 12.5 %. Import of group: "Wood manufactures and articles of paper" decreased by 13.5 %, compare with the same period of the previous year.

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Foreign Trade, September 2014
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