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Kosovo's trade gap widens 30.1% y/y in June

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PRISTINA (Kosovo), July 26 (SeeNews) – Kosovo's trade deficit increased by 30.1% year-on-year to 320.3 million euro ($377.8 million) in June, the country's statistical office said.

Exports rose by 63.5% year-on-year to 72.9 million euro, while imports increased by 35.2% to 393.2 million euro in June, the statistical office said in a statement on Friday.

Kosovo's main export destinations in June were North Macedonia, Albania and the US. Base metals, various manufactured articles, and plastic and rubber products were Kosovo's main export items.

Machinery, mechanical and electrical equipment, food, beverages and tobacco and mineral products made up the bulk of Kosovo's imports in June. Most of the imports originated in Turkey, Germany and China.

($ = 0.8478 euro)