International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2013, Volume I

Trade by Country

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The 2013 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume I provides an overview of the international trade merchandise trade in 2013 and detailed information on the trade performance for numerous countries up to 2013. Overall, data for a total of 175 countries (or areas) are shown with the 2013 data on imports and exports by commodity and trading partner provided for approximately 90 countries (or areas), representing more than 70% of world trade of 2013. The goal is to provide a more analytical and condensed view of trade by using graphs, overview tables and descriptive text.



Norway, including Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

In 2013, the value of merchandise exports of Norway decreased slightly by 4.8 percent to reach 153.3 bln US$, while its merchandise imports increased slightly by 3.1 percent to reach 90.1 bln US$ (see graph 1, table 2 and table 3). The merchandise trade balance recorded a moderate surplus of 63.2 bln US$ (see graph 1). The largest merchandise trade balance was with MDG Developed Europe at 67.6 bln US$ (see graph 4). Merchandise exports in Norway were diversified amongst partners; imports were also diversified. The top 11 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of exports and 17 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of imports (see graph 5). In 2009, the value of exports of services of Norway decreased substantially by 14.8 percent, reaching 38.6 bln US$, while its imports of services decreased substantially by 18.1 percent and reached 36.9 bln US$ (see graph 2). There was a relatively small trade in services surplus of 1.8 bln US$.


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