Sweden's trade surplus widens
AFP · 28 Dec 2006, 13:08
Published: 28 Dec 2006 13:08 GMT+01:00
The value of Swedish exports came to 98.4 billion kronor, an increase of 10 percent from the figure for November 2005. Imports totalled 86.1 billion kronor, a rise of nine percent.
Trade with countries outside the European Union (EU) in November resulted in a surplus of 15.1 billion kronor, while EU trade resulted in a deficit of 2.8 billion.
In the first eleven months of the year Sweden had a trade surplus of 139.2 billion from 132.9 billion in the same period of 2005.