For the improvement of the balance sheet correspond mainly favorable results of trade with the EU, which recorded nearly 9 percent. growth in exports (to 80.2 billion) with an increase in imports by 3.8 percent. (to 59.8 billion). This resulted in an increase in the surplus with the EU of almost 4.4 billion euros to 20.4 billion euros., Including Germany approx. 660 million euros, Britain about 670 million, the Netherlands with 655 million euros and the Czech Republic about 560 million euros. It markets were also in the group of EU countries, where sales grew fastest, ie., Respectively by 8.5 per cent., 11.4 per cent., 18.5 per cent. and 11.3 percent.
Less advantageously developed as exchange of trade with other developed markets, where exports fell by 0.2 per cent., Including Norway by 23.1 percent. Australia's 6.6 percent. and Japan 0.9 percent. These declines were tempered a dynamic increase in sales to Switzerland (16.3 percent.), The US (14.8 percent.) And Canada (13.5 percent.). Import from this group of markets, in turn, increased by 4.9 per cent., And the trade deficit amounted to 70 million euros against a year earlier quoted a surplus of approx. 255 million euros.
After 7 months of 2015. clearly improved trade balance with the CIS markets (reducing the deficit by almost 1.4 billion euro to 4.1 billion euro), which was the result of a deeper drop in imports from these markets (by 24.1 percent. to 9.8 billion) than exports (by 23.6 per cent., to approx. 5.7 billion euros). Among the CIS countries the most improved trade balance with Russia (1.5 billion euros) and Kazakhstan (approx. 170 million). This allowed more than compensate for deterioration of the balance of trade with the six countries of the CIS, including Belarus for 345 million euros.
Within seven months of this year. It noted dynamic growth of trade with other emerging markets (outside the CIS). Exports to this group of countries increased by 14.5 percent. (9 billion euros) and imports by 15.5 percent. (23.3 billion euros).
In the cross mark the biggest improvement in the balance was recorded among mineral products (by almost 2.2 billion euros), which resulted from a deep decline in their imports (approx. 24 per cent.). Mineral products were also the only group where a period of 7 months of this year. there has been a decline in exports (11.5 percent.). On the other hand, the fastest increase in sales of wood and paper products (by 8.6 per cent.), Dominant in Polish foreign trade, electromechanical products (by 8 per cent.) And light industry products (7 percent.).
Source: Ministry of Economy