According to international trade data, released by the National Statistics Institute (INE), in the second quarter of this year, exports and imports grew by 31.2% and 37.7%, respectively, compared to the same period in 2021.

The statistical authority also presented the final results for the year 2021, which, based on additional information obtained in the meantime, present revisions compared to the preliminary results released in June, for increases of 18.3% in exports and 22.0% in imports (revisions of 0 and 0.6 percentage points, respectively).

In June 2022, exports and imports of goods recorded year-on-year nominal increases of 37.1% and 41.6%, respectively (+40.7% and +45.0%, in the same order, in May 2022) .