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July 2018: Euro area international trade in goods surplus €17.6 bn

The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in July 2018 was €194.6 billion, an increase of 9.4% compared with July 2017 (€177.8 bn).

Imports from the rest of the world stood at €177.1 bn, a rise of 13.4% compared with July 2017 (€156.2 bn).

As a result, the euro area recorded a €17.6 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in July 2018, compared with +€21.6 bn in July 2017. Intra-euro area trade rose to €162.3 bn in July 2018, up by 9.3% compared with July 2017.

 

 

In January to July 2018, euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world rose to €1 319.3 bn (an increase of 4% compared with January-July 2017), while imports rose to €1 200.8 bn (an increase of 5.1% compared with January-July 2017). As a result the euro area recorded a surplus of €118.5 bn, compared with +€125.3 bn in January-July 2017.

Intra-euro area trade rose to €1 143.3 bn in January-July 2018, up by 6% compared with January-July 2017.

 

Further information:

Euro area international trade in goods July 2018

 

Source: Eurostat, https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/home

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