According to preliminary figures for February 2018, the value of exported goods amounted to ISK 48,400 million fob and the value of imported goods amounted to ISK 53,700 million fob. Thus, there was a deficit of ISK 5,300 million in February 2018, calculated on fob value.
In February 2018 the value of exported goods was 16,900 million higher than in February 2017 or 53% at current exchange rate. There was an increase in all categories but the greatest increase was in marine products.
The value of imported goods in February was 9,400 million higher than in the same month last year or 21% at current exchange rate. The increase was highest in industrial supplies and fuels and lubricants.