According to Statistics Portugal (INE), Portuguese exports of goods increased 16.6%, and imports rose 21.9% in August, compared to last year.
Portuguese exports of goods increased 16.6%, and imports rose 21.9% in August this year compared to the same month in 2020, Statistics Portugal (INE) said on Monday.
In July 2021, the nominal year-on-year changes in exports and imports had been 11.4% and 21.2%, respectively, with rises of 14.1% and 12.3%, in the same order, compared to August 2019.
Excluding fuels and lubricants, exports and imports rose by 12.8% and 16.0%, respectively (+8.3% and +15.0%, in the same order, in July 2021). Compared with August 2019, there were increases of 11.5% in exports and 7.6% in imports.