Germany’s exports to countries outside the EU were up 9.4% in January, compared to the previous month, according to the Federal Statistical Office on Tuesday.

Its exports to non-EU countries in January increased 10.5% year-on-year.

Germany exported goods of €56.3 billion ($63.8 billion) in value last month, according to provisional data, Destatis said in a statement.

Exports to countries outside the EU were up 19.3% last month, compared to February 2020, the month before COVID-19 restrictions were imposed, it added.

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