ZAGREB (Croatia), November 8 (SeeNews) - Croatia's trade deficit rose to 55.1 billion kuna ($8.2 billion/7.4 billion euro) in the nine months through September, from 51.9 billion kuna in the prior-year period, the country's statistical office said on Friday.
Exports increased 5.9% on the year in the first nine months of 2019, reaching 83.9 billion kuna, while imports rose 6.1% to 139.0 billion kuna, the Croatian Bureau of Statistics said in a statement, citing preliminary data.
Croatia's exports to the EU rose to 56.8 billion kuna in the review period, from 54.4 billion kuna a year earlier. The country's imports from the EU grew to 111.9 billion kuna, from 102.3 billion kuna.
(1 euro = 7.43293 kuna)