Euro zone trade balance showed a surplus of 2.8 billion euros in February from the prior deficit of 7.6 billion euros, revised to 7.9 billion euros, lower than estimates of 3.0 billion euros surplus.

The seasonally adjusted reading showed a narrowing surplus to 3.7 billion euros compared with a revised of 5.3 billion euros surplus, from the initial 5.9 billion euros surplus, and median estimates of 5.0 billion euros.