Eurozone account surplus margin narrows: European Central Bank
AFPFRANKFURT -- The eurozone's current account surplus narrowed to 16.9 billion euros (US$22.6 billion) in July from 19.8 billion euros in June, European Central Bank data showed on Tuesday.
September 18, 2013, 12:11 am TWN
The current account on the balance of payments, which includes imports and exports in both goods and services plus all other current transfers, is a closely tracked indicator of the ability of a country or area to pay its way in the world.
Over the 12 months to July, the current account showed a surplus of 204 billion euros, compared with a surplus of 79.4 billion euros a year earlier, the data showed.