Eurozone Books April Trade Surplus Of 1.3 Billion Euros

The eurozone posted a trade surplus of 1.3 billion euros (US$1.57 billion) in April, a first estimate published June 22 by the EU statistics agency Eurostat showed.

The figure compared with a revised March surplus of 4.3 billion euros and a 6.8 billion euros surplus in April 2004.

The 25-nation EU chalked up trade deficit of 9.7 billion euros in April compared with a deficit of 6.4 billion euros in March and shortfall of 7.2 billion euros in April 2004.

Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2005

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