Balance of trade surplus of CZK 152.6 billion recorded for 2017

The Czech Republic experienced a balance of trade surplus of CZK 152.6 billion last year, according to figures released on Monday morning by the Czech Statistics Office. The result was CZK 11.1 billion down on the balance of trade surplus recorded in 2016.

Compared to the previous year, Czech exports increased by a record 5.6 percent, to CZK 4.2 trillion, in 2017. Imports grew by 6.3 percent.