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Eurostat reports Slovakia is among EU countries with a trade surplus

With its positive trade balance for the first five months of this year, Slovakia is among EU countries that are doing well on trade, with a trade surplus of €0.2 billion. Sixteen EU member states showed a trade deficit, one country a zero balance and nine countries had a trade surplus, the SITA newswire wrote.

With its positive trade balance for the first five months of this year, Slovakia is among EU countries that are doing well on trade, with a trade surplus of €0.2 billion. Sixteen EU member states showed a trade deficit, one country a zero balance and nine countries had a trade surplus, the SITA newswire wrote.

Germany posted the highest surplus of €46.3 billion, followed by Ireland (€15.6 billion) and the Netherlands (€13.8 billion). On the other hand, Great Britain reported the deepest trade deficit for the January-May period at €38.2 billion. It was followed by France (€24.4 billion), Spain (€20.7 billion), Greece (€11.6 billion) and Portugal (€6.8 billion). SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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