Eurozone exports (EU 19) to the rest of the world surged by 3% in 2015, particularly with trade partners whose currency is appreciating.

The Eurozone as a whole exported €167.5 bn worth of goods and services, compared to €162.1 bn in 2014.  Overall, the euro area recorded a €24.3 bn trade surplus.

The engine of this growth is Germany. Germany had the biggest trade surplus with states outside the EU, which for 2015 amounted to a whopping €179,5 bn, compared to a €72,3 bn surplus in its trad...

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