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European Economics Preview: Germany Foreign Trade Data Due

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Foreign trade data from Germany is due on Thursday, headlining light day for the European economic news.

At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to publish Germany's foreign trade figures for May. Exports are forecast to grow 13.8 percent and imports to rise 12 percent on a monthly basis. The trade surplus is seen at EUR 5.2 billion versus EUR 3.2 billion in April.

In the meantime, Finland's external trade data for May is due.

At 3.00 am ET, foreign trade data is due from Hungary. The trade deficit is expected to narrow to EUR 281 million from EUR 561 million in April.

At 5.00 am ET, Greece unemployment data for April is due.

At 6.00 am ET, the Central Statistics Office publishes Ireland's consumer prices for June. Prices had decreased 0.5 percent on year in May.

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