International trade in goods, May 2016, Eurostat

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Press Release:  15 July 2016 - 6 Page(s)
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The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in May 2016 was €167.4 billion, an increase of 2% compared with May 2015 (€164.3 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €142.8 bn, a fall of 2% compared with May 2015 (€146.0 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €24.6 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in May 2016, compared with +€18.3 bn in May 2015. Intra-euro area trade rose to €139.4 bn in May 2016, up by 1% compared with May 2015.



Original title:  Euro area international trade in goods surplus €24.6 bn

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