Euro area international trade in goods surplus EUR 26.5 billion and EUR0.5 billion surplus for EU28

Euro area international trade in goods surplus EUR 26.5 billion and EUR0.5 billion surplus for EU28

Euro area

The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in September 2016 was EUR 176.7 billion, an increase of 2 % compared with September 2015 (ERU 173.2 billion).

Imports from the rest of the world stood at EUR 150.2 billion, a fall of 2 % compared with September 2015 (EUR 154.0 billion). As a result, the euro area recorded a EUR 26.5 billion surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in September 2016, compared with EUR +19.2 billion in September 2015. Intra-euro area trade remained nearly stable at EUR 148.3 billionn in September 2016, compared with September 2015.

Trade 1

In January to September 2016, euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world remained nearly stable at EUR 1 512.0 billion compared with January-September 2015, while imports fell to EUR 1307.1 billion (a decrease of 3 %). As a result the euro area recorded a surplus of EUR 204.8 billion, compared with EUR +169.1 billion in January-September 2015. Intra-euro area trade remained nearly stable at EUR 1 267.4 billion in January-September 2016, compared with January- September 2015.

Trade 2

European Union

The first estimate for extra-EU28 exports of goods in September 2016 was EUR 147.2 billion, down by 1% compared with September 2015 (EUR 148.9 billion). Imports from the rest of the world stood at EUR 146.7 billion, up by 1 % compared with September 2015 (EUR 145.2 billion). As a result, the EU28 recorded a EUR 0.5 billion surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in September 2016, compared with EUR +3.7 billion in September 2015. Intra-EU28 trade remained nearly stable at EUR 271.4 billion in September 2016, compared with September 2015.

Trade 3

Trade 4

Trade 5

Trade 6

Trade 7

 

The euro area (EA19) includes Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia and Finland.

The European Union (EU28) includes Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

The data above is based on data available on November 10, 2016. These are provisional figures based on information provided by Member States. They are subject to frequent revision for up to two years after the month in question.

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/


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