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Physical trade balance per category of material, Sweden 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016

Million tonnes per year

Waste according to EW-MFA definitions. Wastes from the wood industry are included in the Biomass category.


The graph illustrates the physical trade balance, exports minus imports, per category of material, in the years 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016. Note that positive values imply that there is trade surplus, i.e. that Sweden export more than we import. A trade deficit is then the opposite.

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