Foreign trade turnover in the January – August this year according to exports at current prices amounted to PLN 649.0 bn, while imports amounted to PLN 621.0 bn, Statistics Poland report.
The positive balance reached the level of PLN 28.0 bn, while in the same period of 2019 year amounted to minus PLN 0.4 bn.
In comparison to the corresponding period of the 2019, both exports and imports decreased by 3.2% and 7.4% respectively.
Poland has the largest share in total exports with developed countries – 86.1% (of which EU 73.4%), and imports – 64.9% (of which EU 55.1%), as against 87.2% (of which EU 74.3%) and 66.3% (of which EU 56.5%) in the corresponding period in 2019 year.
However, the smallest share was observed with the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, which in total exports amounted to 6.1%, and in imports – 6.5%, as against 5.8% and 7.8% in January – August 2019.