German exports gain 24.2% in January on year

10th March 2011, Comments 0 comments

German exports gained 24.2 percent in January from the same month a year earlier, figures released on Thursday by the national statistics service showed, a sign of sustained strength in the biggest European economy.

The value of German exports rose to 78.5 billion euros ($108.7 billion), the Destatis office said, while imports gained 24.1 percent to 68.4 billion euros.

© 2011 AFP

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