Euro zone exports down, inflation falls again

Exports from the euro zone declined for the third month in a row in August and inflation fell, in a fresh indicator of the sluggish state of the 18-nation bloc.

16th October, 2014
Both exports and imports down in euro zone

Exports from the euro zone declined for the third month in a row in August and inflation fell, in a fresh indicator of the sluggish economic state of the 18-nation bloc.

Inflation in the euro zone dropped to 0.3 per cent, its lowest level since the financial crisis in 2009, Eurostat said today.

Exports from the region were down by 0.9 per cent in August compared with July. Imports were also down, dropping 3.1 per cent.

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