In the first five months of 2012, Serbia has achieved a surplus in trade exchange with the countries of CEFTA of 482.1 million dollars, which is the result mostly of the export of agricultural products, as it has been shown by the Republic Institute for Statistics. From January to May, Serbia exported to the countries of CEFTA mostly cereals, and cereal products, different types of beverages, different ready-made products and products made of metal. When it comes to import - mostly electronic machines, appliances and devices, iron and steel, oil and oil derivates, electric energy, coal, coke, and briquettes are imported.
The export of Serbia, for this period, amounted to 1.1 billion dollars, and the import 618.4 million dollars, which means that the export covered 178% of import. Serbia has achieved a surplus with the countries of CEFTA of around 1.5 billion in 2011.