Sweden Trade Surplus Narrows in January

Swedish trade surplus decreased to SEK 3.5 billion in January of 2015 compared with a SEK 4.7 billion surplus a year earlier.

The value of exports in January 2015 amounted to SEK 89.5 billion, while imports were valued at SEK 86.0 billion. Compared to January 2014, the value of both exports and imports decreased by 3 percent.

Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 8.5 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 5.0 billion.

Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 2.2 billion in January 2015, compared to SEK 1.5 billion in December 2014. The corresponding figure for November 2014 was SEK 0.8 billion.

Sweden Trade Surplus Narrows in January

Statistics Sweden | Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
2/26/2015 9:16:20 AM