The indicator climbed by 14.77 percent compared to the prior year, according to numbers published by United Nations Statistical Office. Plastic export rose by 5 051 512 US Dollar, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it went up by 9.62%. It hit its 30-year maximum. Portugal saw an increase of 18 045.5% in plastic export during the last 30 years. Likewise, it has shown a growth at a 0.04% compound annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a slight overall rise since the start of time series. It averaged 19 507 581.97 US Dollar from 1988 to 2017 and it reached its minimum of 216 368 US Dollar in 1988.