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August 2017 - Euro area international trade in goods surplus €16.1 bn - €5.1 bn deficit for EU28

Brussels, 16 October 2017

The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in August 2017 was €171.5 billion, an increase of 6.8% compared with August 2016 (€160.6 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €155.4 bn, a rise of 8.6% compared with August 2016 (€143.1 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €16.1 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in August 2017, compared with +€17.5 bn in August 2016. Intra-euro area trade rose to €132.9 bn in August 2017, up by 7.6% compared with August 2016.

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STAT/17/3962


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