Greece's trade balance deficit, excluding oil products, dropped a further 31.1 percent in April this year, resulting in a 32.9 percent decline in the first four months of the year, according to provisional figures released on Friday by the independent Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). ELSTAT, in a report, said that the deficit of the Trade Balance, excluding oil products, for the 4-month period from January to April 2011 amounted to 5.828,3 million euros (8,005.0 million dollars) in comparison with 8,688.2 million euros (11,863.3 million dollars) for the corresponding period of the year 2010, recording a drop of 32.9%.
The total value of imports-arrivals, excluding oil products, in April 2011 amounted to 2,488.4 million euros (3,583.0 million dollars) in comparison with 2,950.8 million euros (3,944.4 million dollars) in April 2010, recording a drop of 15.7%.
The total value of exports-dispatches, excluding oil products, in April 2011 amounted to 1,267.8 million euros (1,836.2 million dollars) in comparison with 1,180.2 million euros (1,586.8 million dollars) in April 2010, recording an increase of 7.4%.
The deficit of the trade balance, excluding oil products, in April 2011 amounted to 1,220.6 million euros (1,746.8 million dollars) in comparison with 1,770.6 million euros (2,357.6 million dollars) in April 2010, recording a drop of 31.1%.
The total value of imports-arrivals, excluding oil products, for the 4-month period from January to April 2011 amounted to 10,762.3 million euros (14,873.0 million dollars) in comparison with 13,112.9 million euros (17,942.2 million dollars) for the corresponding period of recording a drop of 17.9%.
The total value of exports-dispatches, excluding oil products, for the 4-month period from January to April 2011 amounted to 4,934.0 million euros (6,868.0 million dollars) in comparison with 4.424,7 million euros (6,078.9 million dollars) for the corresponding period of 2010, recording an increase of 11.5%.