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Croatia's Jan-Oct trade gap widens

Author Radomir Ralev
Croatia's Jan-Oct trade gap widens Author: M.Crozet. License: Attribution 2.0 Generic.

ZAGREB (Croatia), December 7 (SeeNews) - Croatia's trade gap widened to 57.4 billion kuna ($8.8 billion/7.8 billion euro) in the first ten months of 2018, from 50.26 billion kuna in the prior-year period, the country's statistical office said on Friday, citing preliminary data.

Croatia’s exports increased 4.9% on the year, reaching 89.3 billion kuna, while imports rose 8.3% to 146.7 billion kuna in January-October, the statistical office said in a statement.

Exports to the EU increased to 61.2 billion kuna in the review period, from 55.1 billion kuna a year earlier.

Croatia's imports from the EU grew to 113.8 billion kuna, from 105.4 billion kuna.

(1 euro = 7.39341 kuna)