In the first four months of 2018, Polish exports amounted to €70 billion, while imports amounted to €70.7 billion. The trade deficit reached €0.7 billion. In comparison to the corresponding period of 2017, exports increased by 5 percent and imports by 7.9 percent, data from Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed.
As usual, Germany was Poland’s biggest trade partner amounting to €19.5 billion in exports and €15.9 billion imports. Czechia was the second biggest importer of Polish goods and services at €4.4 billion, while the UK bought €4.3 billion worth of products.
In the import category, Poland bought €8 billion worth of goods and services from China and €5.1 billion from Russia.