The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in February 2015 was €160.7 billion, an increase of 4% compared with February 2014 (€154.4 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €140.5 bn, nearly stable compared with February 2014 (€140.0 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €20.3 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in February 2015, compared with +€14.4 in February 2014. Intra-euro area trade rose to €135.9 bn in February 2015, +1% compared with February 2014. These data are released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.