Sweden Trade Surplus Widens in March

Swedish trade surplus increased to SEK 4.2 billion in March of 2015 from SEK 0.8 billion surplus a year earlier as exports grew at a faster pace than imports.

The value of exports in March 2015 amounted to SEK 106.8 billion, while imports were valued at SEK 102.6 billion. Compared to March 2014, exports increased by 13 percent in value, while imports increased by 9 percent.

Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 11.8 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 7.6 billion.

Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 3.0 billion in March 2015, compared to SEK 2.8 billion in February 2015. The corresponding figure for January 2015 was SEK 2.3 billion.

Sweden Trade Surplus Widens in March

Statistics Sweden | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
4/28/2015 8:46:36 AM