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Denmark Trade Surplus Falls In August

Denmark's foreign trade surplus declined slightly in August from a month ago, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Monday.

The seasonally adjusted trade surplus fell to DKK 6.0 billion in August from DKK 6.4 billion in July.

Exports rebounded marginally by 0.1 percent in August, following a 0.2 percent drop in the prior month. Imports grew at a faster pace of 0.9 percent after a 0.2 percent rise in July.

Shipments to EU countries grew 2.5 monthly in August, while those to non-EU countries decreased by 3.5 percent.

Separately, the statistical office revealed that country's current account surplus rose to DKK 12.7 billion in August from DKK 12.2 billion in the previous month.

by RTT Staff Writer

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