Euro Area international trade in goods surplus EUR 29.2 billion and EUR 7.7 billion for EU28

Euro Area international trade in goods surplus EUR 29.2 billion and EUR 7.7 billion for EU28

Euro area

The first estimate for Euro Area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in June 2016 was EUR 178.8 billion, a decrease of 2 % compared with June 2015 (EUR 182.8 billion). Imports from the rest of the world stood at EUR 149.5 billion, a fall of 5% compared with June 2015 (EUR 157.4 billion). As a result, the euro area recorded a EUR 29.2 billion surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in June 2016, compared with EUR +25.5 billion in June 2015. Intra-euro area trade fell to EUR150.2 billion in June 2016, down by 1 % compared with June 2015.

These data are released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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In January to June 2016, euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world fell to EUR 1005.5 billion (-1 % compared with January-June 2015), while imports fell to EUR 871.0 billion (-3 % compared with January-June 2015). As a result the euro area recorded a surplus of EUR 134.5 billion, compared with EUR +111.4 billion in January-June 2015. Intra-euro area trade remained nearly stable at EUR 855.9 billion in January-June 2016.

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European Union

The first estimate for extra-EU28 exports of goods in June 2016 was EUR 151.4 billion, -5 % compared with June 2015 (EUR 159.8 billion). Imports from the rest of the world stood at EUR 143.8 billion, -4 % compared with June 2015 (EUR 150.5 billion). As a result, the EU28 recorded a EUR 7.7 billion surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in June 2016, compared with EUR +9.3 billion in June 2015. Intra-EU28 trade fell to EUR 272.1 billion in June 2016, -1 % compared with June 2015.

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