Denmark’s merchandise exports declined further in August, while imports grew, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Tuesday.
Exports excluding ships, aircraft and fuel, dropped 1.9 percent year-on-year following a 1.8 percent fall in July. Imports rose 1 percent after a 1.1 percent decrease in the previous month.
The trade surplus excluding ships, aircraft and fuel was a seasonally adjusted DKK 5 billion in August. The total trade surplus was a seasonally adjusted DKK 2.4 billion.
Exports grew 4.1 percent sequentially in the three months to August.