In 2017, Polish exports turnover amounted to PLN 870.1 billion, while imports amounted to PLN 868 billion. Trade surplus reached PLN 2.1 billion down from PLN 17 billion last year. In comparison with 2016, exports increased by 8.3 percent and imports by 10.4 percent, data from Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed.
As usual, Germany was Poland’s biggest trade partner amounting to PLN 238.5 billion in exports and PLN 200.4 billion imports. Czechia overtook the UK, as the second biggest importer of Polish goods and services at PLN 55.7 billion, while the UK bought PLN 55.4 billion worth of products.
In the import category, Poland bought PLN 102.9 billion worth of goods and services from China and PLN 56.3 billion from Russia.