Hitt og þetta 26. apríl 2006

Swedish exports and imports up in January-March 2006

Nordic Business Report-April 26, 2006-Swedish exports and imports up in January-March 2006
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Statistics Sweden, the Swedish state statistics agency, reported on Wednesday (26 April) that the value of Swedish exports in January-March 2006 amounted to SEK267.3bn while imports of goods amounted to SEK223.6bn.

Exports increased by 19% in value while imports increased by 18% in value, as compared to January-March 2005.

The net trade surplus in January-March amounted to SEK43.7bn, up from SEK35.7bn in January-March 2005.

One Swedish krona (SEK) is worth approximately 0.07 British pounds (GBP).

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