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Euro area international trade in goods surplus 28.1 billion euros

The first estimate for euro area (EA-19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in December 2016 was 178.6 billion euros. Imports from the rest of the world stood at 150.5 billion euros.

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GDP up by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU-28

Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA-19) and by 0.5% in the EU-28 during the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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Industrial production down by 1.6% in euro area

In December 2016 compared with November 2016, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 1.6% in the euro area (EA-19) and by 1.0% in the EU-28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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Key figures

Europe in figures (EU-28)
Population2016510.3 mn
Population change rate per 1,000 inh.2015+3.5
Population density2014 117 inh./km2
Life expectancy (female)201483.6 years
Life expectancy (male)201478.1 years
Gross domestic product per inh.201528,900 EUR
Real GDP growth rate2015+2.2%
Inflation rate20160.3%

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