Romania's commercial deficit decreased in the first nine months of the year by 3.45% to 6.89 billion euro from 7.14 billion euro in the same period in 2009, Romania's National Statistics Institute data reveals. The decrease of the deficit was due to a fast increase of exports than imports.

In the metioned period, exports increased by 26.5% to 26.83 billion euro and imports advanced by 18.9% to 33.73 billion euro.