Eurozone trade surplus declines in March

Published: May 19, 2018 15:56:37 | Updated: May 24, 2018 15:11:50


The eurozone has recorded a 26.9 billion euro surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in March, declined from 28.5 billion in March 2017, data from Eurostat showed on Friday.

The first estimate for euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world in March decreased by 2.9 per cent compared with March 2017, while imports from the rest of the world fell by 2.5 per cent compared with March 2017, according to Eurostat, the European Union statistical agency.

Intra-euro area trade also fell down by 0.6 per cent compared with March 2017, reports Xinhua.

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