Deficit of Trade Balance of Moldova Made USD 943.9 mn in Jan-Apr
OREANDA-NEWS. June 15, 2012. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the export-to- import ratio was 42% within the first 4 months of the year against 42,7% in the like period of 2011.
The volume of Moldovan export made up USD 687 mln., 5,8% up as compared with January-April, 2011. The volume of import increased 7,4 to USD 1 bln. 630,9 mln., the National Bank of Moldova informs. According to NBS, re-export of goods was USD 293,8 mln. and made up 42,8% of the total export.
As compared with the same period of 2011, it increased 4,5%, and contributed 2% to the total growth of export. Domestic goods were exported at a sum of USD 393,2mln., which 57,2% of the total export and 6,8% more than in the same period of 2011. Export grew 13% to \\$ 278,9 mln. to CIS states and increased 3% to USD 337,1 mln. to EU.
The portion of CIS states in the total volume of export of Moldova increased 38% to 40,6%, in January -April, 2012, whereas the portion of EU ones decreased 50,4% to 49,1%. In January-February, 2012 Moldova imported 5,9% more goods from CIS, at a sum of USD 572,6 mln. Import from EU grew 3,6% to USD 666,6 mln.
The portion of CIS states in the total volume of import of Moldova decreased 35.6% to 35.1%, in January -April, 2012, whereas the portion of EU ones decreased 42.3% to 40.9%. The biggest trade balance deficit Moldova displayed with Ukraine in January-April, 2012 which made up USD 133,7 mln. (- 2,2% as compared with the same period of 2011).
Ukraine is followed by Russia – USD 130,6 mln. (-2,2%), China - USD 102 mln. (+16,4%), Germany- USD 81,3mln. (+33,6%), Turkey- USD 75,6mln. (+41,7%), Romania - USD 44,3 mln. (+21,4%), Belarus – USD 27,1 mln. (+47,1%).