Swedish exports up for second quarter

Swedish exports grew during the years second quarter, going up 4.6 percent compared to the same period last year, according to Statistic Sweden numbers released on Wednesday.

The report said imports increased 4.2 percent. Compared to the year’s first quarter, the increase was due to a drop in growth in fixed prices.

Exports increased 8.6 percent during the first half of the year, while imports went up 6.9 percent compared to the same time period last year.