RSS   Newsletter   Contact   Advertise with us
Post Online Media
Economy in Europe   An increase of 6%

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €28.1 bn

Euro area internationalThe first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in December 2016 was €178.6 billion, an increase of 6% compared with December 2015 (€168.7 bn).

Imports from the rest of the world stood at €150.5 bn, a rise of 4% compared with December 2015 (€144.4 bn).

Article continues below

READ MORE Euro area international trade in goods surplus €25.9bn

As a result, the euro area recorded a €28.1 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in December 2016, compared with +€24.4 bn in December 2015.

Intra-euro area trade rose to €137.4 bn in December 2016, up by 5% compared with December 2015.

In January to December 2016, euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world stood at €2 047.8 bn (nearly stable compared with January-December 2015) and imports at €1 774.0 bn (a decrease of 2% compared with January-December 2015).

As a result the euro area recorded a surplus of €273.9 bn, compared with +€238.7 bn in January-December 2015.

Intra-euro area trade rose to €1 709.3 bn in January-December 2016, up by 1% compared with January-December 2015.




What to read next


 
 

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Please allow cookies for fully-functioning website.

Allow Cookies Privacy Policy