According to Statistical Office of Poland (GUS), in 2016, the value of Polish exports in current prices reached PLN 798,199.1m and increased by 6.3% compared to the previous year. GUS data also shows that there was an increase in exports to all top ten trade partners of Poland.
In the past year, also an increase of imports was recorded. It went up by 4.9% and stood at PLN 777, 539 m. As a result, the balance of trade in goods rose to PLN 20,659m and was two-fold higher than in the previous year.
Developed countries are still main recipients of Polish exports (86.2%, including 79.7% for the EU), with a leading position of Germany (PLN 218,168.8 m), the UK (PLN 52,623.8) and Czech Republic (PLN 52,395.4m).
mong the main Polish trade partners with the biggest increase in exports in 2016 there were: Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Italy, France, Czech Republic, Hungary and the UK.
The import growth was recorded in Belgium, the United States, France, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and the UK. The decline in imports was to exchange with Russia.