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Statistics:  trade deficit of 3 billion euros in first two months

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- In the period 1.I-28.II 2021, the FOB exports amounted to 11192.2 million euro and the CIF imports amounted to 14262.2 million euro.

- In the period 1.I-28.II 2021, the exports decreased by 3.7% and the imports increased by 0.2%, compared to the period 1.I-29.II 2020.

- In the period 1.I-28.II 2021, the FOB-CIF commercial deficit was of 3070.0 million euro, 455.9 million euro more than in the period 1.I-29.II 2020.

- In February 2021, the FOB exports amounted to 5786.5 million euro and the CIF imports amounted to 7675.8 million euro, a commercial deficit of 1889.3 million euro being registered.

- Compared to February 2020, the exports decreased by 2.5% and the imports increased by 6.1% in February 2021.

 

Romania's FOB/CIF trade balance deficit was 3.070 billion euros, in the first two months of this year, by 455.9 million euros higher from a year ago, according to data released on Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

Official statistics also show that in the period January 1 - February 28, 2021, FOB exports amounted to 11.192 billion euros, and CIF imports amounted to 14.262 billion euros. Exports decreased by 3.7% and imports increased by 0.2% compared to the same period in 2020.

In February 2021, FOB exports amounted to 5.786 billion euros, and CIF imports amounted to 7.675 billion euros, resulting in a deficit of 1.889 billion euros. Compared to February 2020, exports in February 2021 decreased by 2.5% and imports increased by 6.1%.

The product groups with a significant share of the country's trade in the first two months of this years were machinery and transport equipment (50% for export and 37.2% for import) and other manufactured products (30.1% for export and 30.2% on import).

The value of intra-Community (intra-EU27) trade in goods between 1 January and 28 February 2021 was 8.454 billion euros on the outbound and 10.520 billion euros on the inbound, representing 75.5% of total exports and 73.8% of total imports.

The value of extra-Community exchanges of goods in the first two months of 2021 was 2.738 billion euros in exports and 3.741 billion euros in imports, representing 24.5% of total exports and 26.2% of total imports.

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