In the first nine months of 2017, Polish exports turnover amounted to PLN 640.64 billion, while imports amounted to PLN 632.62 billion. Trade surplus reached PLN 8.02 billion. In comparison to the corresponding period of 2016, exports increased by 8.1 percent and imports by 9.2 percent, data from Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed.
As usual, Germany was Poland’s biggest trade partner amounting to PLN 175.47 billion in exports and PLN 145.24 billion imports. Czechia overtook the UK, as the second biggest importer of Polish goods and services at PLN 40.83 billion, while the UK bought PLN 40.62 billion worth of products.
In the import category, Poland bought PLN75.45 billion worth of goods and services from China and PLN 40.8 billion from Russia.