Euro Area Balance of Trade  1999-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Eurozone trade surplus increased to €23.6 billion in November of 2015 compared to a €20.2 billion surplus a year earlier. Exports recorded the highest annual gain in four months and imports rebounded. Balance of Trade in the Euro Area averaged 3664.57 EUR Million from 1999 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 31191.60 EUR Million in July of 2015 and a record low of -16506.60 EUR Million in January of 2011. Balance of Trade in the Euro Area is reported by the Eurostat.

Euro Area Balance of Trade
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23618.10 24115.70 31191.60 -16506.60 1999 - 2015 EUR Million Monthly
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Euro Area runs regular trade surpluses primarily due to its high export of manufactured goods such as machinery and vehicles. Euro area is a net importer of energy and raw materials. Germany, Italy, France and Netherlands account for the largest share of total trade. Main trading partners are the United Kingdom (12 percent of total exports and 10 percent of imports) and the United States (13 percent of exports and 6 percent of imports). This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-11-13 10:00 AM Sep €20.5B €10.8B €18.2B € 21.7B
2015-12-16 10:00 AM Oct €24.1B €20.5B €21.5B € 23.1B
2016-01-15 10:00 AM Nov €23.6B €24.1B € 23.5B
2016-02-15 10:00 AM Dec €23.6B € 21.4B
2016-03-17 10:00 AM Jan € 17.7B
2016-04-15 09:00 AM Feb € 23.9B

Euro Area Trade Surplus Widens Slightly


The Eurozone trade surplus increased to €23.6 billion in November of 2015 compared to a €20.2 billion surplus a year earlier. Exports recorded the highest annual gain in four months and imports rebounded.

Euro Area exports jumped 6 percent year-on-year to €173.5 billion while imports increased 5 percent to €149.9 billion. Intra-euro area trade rose to € 145.7 billion, up by 5 percent compared with November of 2014. 

Considering January to November 2015, exports of goods rose 5 percent year-on-year to € 1 873.0 billion, while imports increased 2 percent to €1 650.9 billion. As a result, the Euro Area recorded a surplus of €222.1 billion, higher than €160.7 billion surplus in January-November 2014. 

The first estimate for European Union exports in November 2015 was €148.2 billion, up by 2 percent compared with November 2014. Imports stood at €142.4 billion, up by 5 percent year-on-year. As a result, the EU 28 recorded a €5.9 billion surplus, lower than +€9.5 billion a year earlier.

Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
1/15/2016 10:41:51 AM

Euro Area Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 23618.10 24115.70 31191.60 -16506.60 EUR Million [+]
Exports 173542.00 181109.00 184987.00 53045.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 149924.00 156993.00 162651.00 55698.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 29.80 25.90 39.54 -29.35 EUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
External Debt 12668634.13 12649401.47 12995032.68 5501622.07 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 39.23 62.47 125.15 -109.89 EUR Billion [+]
Gold Reserves 504.77 504.77 766.88 501.45 Tonnes [+]




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