The European Union posted a EUR 1.8 billion trade deficit in September 2018, compared to a 2.0 billion surplus a year ago. Exports went up 2.5 percent to EUR 160.2 billion from EUR 156.3 billion a year ago, and imports rose 5.0 percent to EUR 162.0 billion from EUR 154.3 billion. In January to September, the EU recorded a EUR 14.6 billion trade deficit, compared to a EUR 5.0 billion surplus in the same period of 2017. Balance of Trade in European Union averaged -7588.65 EUR Million from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 21410.90 EUR Million in December of 2016 and a record low of -34765.70 EUR Million in January of 2008.

European Union Balance of Trade
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European Union Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Imports 161998.50 167815.10 171368.40 52217.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 160191.80 159492.20 176370.50 42243.20 EUR Million [+]
Balance of Trade -1806.70 -8322.80 21410.90 -34765.70 EUR Million [+]

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European Union Balance of Trade

This page provides the latest reported value for - European Union Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. European Union Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1806.70 -8322.80 21410.90 -34765.70 1999 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly

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Argentina 314.00 Sep/18
Australia 3017.00 Sep/18
Brazil 6121.36 Oct/18
Canada -416.30 Sep/18
China 340.16 Oct/18
Euro Area 13141.70 Sep/18
France -5663.00 Sep/18
Germany 18395.00 Sep/18
India -17130.00 Oct/18
Indonesia -1819.90 Oct/18
Italy 1274.37 Sep/18
Japan -449.26 Oct/18
Mexico -194.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 4949.00 Sep/18
Russia 18485.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 162782.00 Jun/18
Singapore 4520.91 Oct/18
South Africa -2950.00 Sep/18
South Korea 6552.00 Oct/18
Spain -3057300.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 1447.00 Sep/18
Turkey -1869.47 Sep/18
United Kingdom -27.00 Sep/18
United States -54019.00 Sep/18