The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in October 2017 was €187.9
billion, an increase of 8.8% compared with October 2016 (€172.6 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at
€168.9 bn, a rise of 10.1% compared with October 2016 (€153.4 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €18.9
bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in October 2017, compared with +€19.2 bn in October 2016.
Intra-euro area trade rose to €160.0 bn in October 2017, up by 9.7% compared with October 2016.
These data are released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Portugal exported 45.8 billion euros (11% y-o-y growth) and imported 57.4 billion euros (14% y-o-y growth) between January and October 2017.