11-Oct-2010 2:23 PM

Germany's foreign trade balance shows surplus of EUR9bn

Germany's Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) stated (08-Sep-2010) Germany exported commodities to the value of EUR75.1 billion and imported EUR66.1 billion in commodities in Aug-2010, for year-on-year growth of 26.8% and 29.2%, respectively. The foreign trade balance showed a surplus of EUR9.0 billion in the month.