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Finnish trade balanced in August

HELSINKI, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Finland's exports and importswere balanced in August as the value of exports rose to 4.9billion euros ($6.40 billion), National Customs Board (NCB) saidon Monday.

According to preliminary data, exports rose 5 percent andimports fell 3 percent from a year ago to cut out a deficit of383 million euros in August 2011.

($1 = 0.7657 euros)

(Reporting by Helsinki Newsroom)

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