Dutch exports up 9%, exports rise 11%

Dutch exports grew 9% in February while imports were up 11%, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. The increase in exports is in line with general developments in 2006, while imports are higher, bringing in the trade surplus to €3bn, the CBS said. Chemical products and machinery exports rose while foreign sales of fossil fuel are down.

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