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Trade surplus widens to EUR 1.481 billion in June

Hungary's trade surplus widened to 1.481 billion euros in June from 1.129 billion in May, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a first reading of data on Tuesday.

Exports grew by an annual 11.1 percent, to 13.380 billion euros, while imports decreased by 4.7 percent to 11.899 billion.

Trade with other European Union member states accounted for 77 percent of Hungary’s exports and 71 percent of its imports during the month.

In January-June, Hungary’s exports rose by 10.8 percent year on year, to 76.920 billion euros, while imports were up 1.4 percent at 72.890 billion. The trade surplus was 4.030 billion euros.

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