Zona euro, surplus partite correnti a record in marzo - Bce

mercoledì 22 maggio 2013 10:09
 

FRANKFURT, May 22 (Reuters) - Euro zone seasonally adjusted
current account reached a record-high surplus in March, the
European Central Bank said on Wednesday. The ECB reported the
following data on the euro zone balance of payments. Figures are
in billions of euros and are non-seasonally adjusted unless
specified otherwise. 
     
 EURO ZONE TRADE/CURRENT ACC     MAR      FEB         Cumulative
 
                                                        12-month
 
 CURRENT ACCOUNT                24.8     11.5   (12.1)    149.5 
  Trade balance                 23.9     12.0   (12.0)    127.0 
  Services                       5.7      6.2    (5.9)     91.5 
  Net income account             5.9      7.5    (8.4)     37.7 
  Net current transfers        -10.7    -14.2  (-14.1)   -106.8 
 CAPITAL ACCOUNT                 1.3      1.6    (1.6)     15.5 
 FINANCIAL ACCOUNT  
 TOTAL                         -24.6    -19.0  (-18.1)   -177.4 
  Direct investment            -14.4     -2.4   (-1.7)    -66.3 
  Portfolio investment           8.3     -4.1   (-8.9)    162.3 
  Combined direct,  
   portfolio investment         -6.1     -6.5  (-10.6)     96.0 
  Financial derivatives          2.8      5.9    (5.9)     26.3 
  Other investments            -23.5    -21.0  (-16.0)   -287.8 
  Reserve assets                 2.2      2.6    (2.6)    -11.9 
   
   SEASONALLY ADJ CURRENT ACC.  25.9     14.6   (16.3)    155.1 
      
    NOTE - Originally reported data that have been revised are  
shown in brackets. A minus sign for reserve assets represents an
 
increase. 
     
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 (Reporting by Sakari Suoninen and Eva Kuehnen)