Exports continued to rise and imports continued to decline in April this year, according to initial estimates released by the independent Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Thursday.
The total value of exports-dispatches, excluding oil products, reached 1,293.0 million euros in April, marking a 9.6 percent rise over the 1,180.1 million euros figure in April 2010.

Conversely, the total value of imports-arrivals, excluding oil products, fell to 2,522.6 million euros in April, down 14.5 percent from 2,950.8 million euros in the same month last year.