Romania’s commercial deficit dropped in the first 11 months of last year by 3.54% to 8.63 billion euro, from 8.95 billion euro in the same period in 2009 according to the Romanian National Statistics Institute. The decrease of the commercial deficit was mainly caused by an increase of exports and their advance to imports.

In the above mentioned period, exports increased by 27.2% up to 33.99 billion euro and imports advanced by 19.5% to 42.63 billion euro.