RTTNews - Wednesday, Ireland's Central Statistical Office announced that the exports value increased 6% year-on-year to EUR 7.53 billion in June, compared with a 4% fall in the previous month.
Meanwhile, imports dropped 24% annually to EUR 3.69 billion in June, following a 20% decline in the previous month.
On a seasonally adjusted basis, exports increased 5% month-on-month in June, after falling 9% in May. At the same time, imports value decreased 9%, in contrast to the 3% increase in the previous month.
The trade surplus stood at EUR 3.84 billion in June, up from EUR 3.08 billion in the previous month.
For the first five months of the year, exports increased 2% compared to the same period of the previous year. During the period, exports amounted to EUR 36.78 million, up from EUR 36.05 million in the previous year. In contrast, imports decreased 21% to EUR 20.08 million.
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