FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Trade surplus rose to the level of 4.3 billion euros, in seasonally adjusted terms, in August, according to the information by Eurostat.

July's data was upwardly revised to the level of 0.8 billion euros from the 0.6 billion deficit previously estimated. Market expectations were a reading of 0.2 billions in September.

Exports in the 13 countries area rose to the level of 131.0 billion euros in September from the 124.9 billion of August. Imports rose to the level of 126.6 billion euros in the same period from the 124.1 billion registered in August.