German trade surplus hit a new high in 2013, according to official data published on Friday. As the Federal Statistical Office said, in 2013, German trade balance reached 198.9 billion euros compared with 189.8 billion in 2012.

In 2013, German exports increased by 0.2 percent to 1093.9 billion euros, while imports declined by 1.2 percent to 895 billion euros. However, Germany's exports to eurozone countries fell by 1.2 percent to 401.9 billion euros and its imports declined by 0.2 percent to ...


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