BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The euro zone’s trade surplus with the rest of the world declined in November from a year earlier, data released on Tuesday showed, due to a sharp rise of imports.
European Union statistics office Eurostat said on Tuesday that the trade surplus of the 19-nation euro zone was 19.0 billion euros ($21.7 billion) on a non-seasonally adjusted basis, down from 23.4 billion euros in November 2017.
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Imports were up 4.7 percent, while exports rose a more modest 1.9 percent.
The trade balance was also down by a similar percentage for the 11 months to November.
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