Sweden Net Trade Decreases in November

In November 2012 Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 99.2 billion, while imports of goods amounted to SEK 95.6 billion. As a result, the net trade balance was SEK 3.6 billion. In November 2011 the net trade surplus was SEK 4.0 billion.

The value of exports in November 2012 amounted to SEK 99.2 billion, while imports were valued at SEK 95.6 billion. Compared to November 2011, exports and imports decreased by 5 percent each in value. Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK13.3 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 9.7 billion.

Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 5.9 billion in November 2012, compared to SEK 5.6 billion in October 2012. The corresponding figure for September was SEK 5.5 billion. The number of weekdays in November was the same as in November 2011.

Statistics Sweden | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
12/28/2012 9:07:18 AM