Friday - 31 August 2012
The second quarter of 2012 showed a 15,864 million ISK surplus in external trade in services
Please not that this press release is no longer valid. A corrected version has been published in its place.
Export of services for the second quarter of 2012, according to preliminary figures, was 101,712 million ISK and the import of services 85,848 million ISK. Therefore, the services trade deficit in the second quarter of 2012 was 15,864 million ISK.
Transport was the largest category within export of services and the surplus of transport was 17,036 million ISK. Other services than transport and travel was the largest category within imports of services and the deficit of other services was 8,010 million ISK. The surplus of travel services was 6,837 million ISK.
|External Trade in Services 2012|
|Total||1st quarter 2012||2nd quarter 2012|
|Value in million ISK|
|Export of services||168,162.3||66,450.7||101,711.6|
|Import of services||158,666.6||72,818.9||85,847.7|
|Balance of trade in services||9,495.7||-6,368.2||15,863.8|