Newest knowledge launched by Eurostat – 15 January 2019
Prior €12.5 billion; revised to €13.5 billionNon-seasonally adjusted commerce stability €19.zero billionPrior €14.zero billion
For the month of November, exports fell by 1.zero% m/m whereas imports declined by 1.9% m/m explaining the bigger commerce surplus right here. Not precisely the type of factor policymakers want to see regardless of the optimistic commerce surplus.
As for commerce with the US, the year-to-date November 2018 commerce surplus stands at €129.zero billion and that’s far larger than the year-to-date November 2017 commerce surplus of €107.four billion. Knock, knock. Trump’s on the door.