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EUís trade balance deficit widens in second quarter
Date 21/10/2010 14:24  Author webmaster  Hits 1067  Language Global
21 OCT 2010

AFP

BRUSSELS — The balance of payments of the 27-nation European Union fell deeper into deficit in the second quarter, the EU statistics agency said on Wednesday.

The external current account was 37.1 billion euros in the red compared to 31.8 billion euros in the first quarter, Eurostat said.

The second quarter deficit was smaller than the same period last year, when it reached 42.1 billion euros, the agency reported.

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