Lithuania’s goods exports rose by 17.3% in 2017 compared with 2016 to reach 26.5 billion euros and its imports grew by 16.3% to 28.7 billion euros, Statistics Lithuania said on January 30th, cites LETA/BNS.

The country’s foreign trade deficit amounted to 2.2 billion euros, the statistics office said.

Lithuania’s key export markets were Russia, Latvia, Poland and Germany, and its list of import partners was topped by Russia, Germany, Poland and Latvia.

The country’s key export and import products are machinery and mechanical appliances, electrical equipment, mineral products, and products of the chemical or allied industries.