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Greek exports increased by 6 percent in 2012, imports fell by 5.8 percent

The total value of exports excluding oil products, for the 12-month time period from January 2012 to December 2012 increased by 6 percent compared to the previous year, according to date published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

The total value of imports, excluding oil products, for the whole of 2012 decreased by 5.8 percent compared to 2011.

In December 2012, exports, excluding oil products, amounted 1.31 billion euros against 1.52 billion in December 2011, which represents a drop of 13.4 percent.

The total value of imports, excluding oil products, in December 2012 came to 2.41 billion euros, against 2.35 billion a year earlier, an increase of 2.3 percent.

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