Euro Area and EU 28 international trade in goods surplus in November 2016

Euro Area and EU 28 international trade in goods surplus in November 2016

The first estimate for Euro Area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in November 2016 was EUR 184.2 billion, an increase of 6 % compared with November 2015 (EUR 173.8 billion). Imports from the rest of the world stood at EUR 158.3 billion, a rise of 5 % compared with November 2015 (EUR 150.9 billion)

As a result, the Euro Area recorded a EUR 25.9  billion surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in November 2016, compared with +EUR 22.9 billion in November 2015. Intra-euro area trade rose to EUR 154.0 billion in November 2016, up by 5 % compared with November 2015. These data are released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union

EU Trade 1

In January to November 2016, euro area exports of goods to the rest of the world stood at EUR 1869.0 billionn (nearly stable compared with January-November 2015) and imports at EUR1 620.8 billion (a decrease of 2 % compared with January-November 2015). As a result the Euro Area recorded a surplus of EUR 248.2 billion, compared with +EUR 214.3 billion in January-November 2015. Intra-Euro Area trade rose to EUR 1569.0 billion in January-November 2016, up by 1 % compared with January-November 2015.

EU trade 2

European Union

The first estimate for extra-EU28 exports of goods in November 2016 was EUR 156.8 billion, up by 5 % compared with November 2015 (EUR 148.7 billion). Imports from the rest of the world stood at EUR 149.9 billion, also up by 5 % compared with November 2015 (EUR 143.0 billion). As a result, the EU28 recorded a EUR 6.9 billion surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in November 2016, compared with EUR 5.7 billion in November 2015. Intra-EU28 trade rose to EUR281.0 billion in November 2016, +5 % compared with November 2015.

EU Trade 3

In January to November 2016, extra-EU28 exports of goods stood at EUR 1581.2 bn (a decrease of 3 % compared with January-November 2015) and imports at EUR 1 561.0 billion (a decrease of 2 % compared with January-November 2015). As a result, the EU28 recorded a surplus of EUR 20.2 billion, compared with +EUR 39.3 billion in January-November 2015. Intra-EU28 trade rose to EUR2857.9 billion in January-November 2016, +1 % compared with January-November 2015.

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This News Release is based on data available on 11 January 2017. 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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