In the first nine months of 2018

Trade balance of the Autonomous Region of Madeira with foreign countries registered a surplus

According to preliminary data, the Region’s trade balance of goods with foreign countries registered a surplus of 5.6 million Euros in the first nine months of 2018, representing a coverage rate of imports by exports of 104.7%. In the same period of last year, the balance between exports and imports had also been positive (+5.0 million Euros) and the coverage rate reached 104.9%.

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In the first nine months of 2018, exports totaled 124.8 million Euros, 81.8% of which destined for Third Countries (i.e. outside the EU), while imports reached 119.3 million Euros, 87.9% of which coming from the EU.

Exports went up 16.7% year-on-year, while imports increased by 16.9%.