In June 2012 Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 103.1 billion, while imports of goods amounted to SEK 93.8 billion. As a result, the net trade balance was SEK 9.3 billion.
Foreign trade in goods resulted in a net trade surplus of SEK 9.3 billion in June 2012 according to preliminary calculations. In June 2011 the net trade surplus was SEK 7.2 billion.
The value of exports in June 2012 amounted to SEK 103.1 billion, while imports were valued at SEK 93.8 billion. Compared to June 2011, exports increased by 2 percent in value, while imports remained unchanged.
Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 16.2 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 6.9 billion.
The number of weekdays in June was the same as in June 2011.
Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 6.6 billion in June 2012, compared to SEK 6.6 billion in May 2012. The corresponding figure for April was SEK 6.2 billion.
Net trade (Jan–June 2012) showed surplus of SEK 44.2 billion
During this period, the value of exports has remained unchanged, while imports decreased by 2 percent in value compared to the corresponding period one year ago. Exports amounted to SEK 609.2 billion, and imports were valued at SEK 565.0 billion, resulting in a surplus net trade balance of SEK 44.2 billion for January – June 2012. The corresponding surplus figure for these months one year earlier was SEK 36.3 billion.