Finland posted a current account surplus of EUR191 million in February, in contrast to a deficit of EUR65 million in January, the Bank of Finland said Wednesday. A year earlier, in February, the country's recorded a surplus of EUR1.03 billion.
In February, the goods account surplus increased to EUR177 million from EUR69 million, while the surplus in the income account decreased to EUR6 million from EUR105 million. The current transfers account posted a surplus of EUR78 million, reversing the deficit of EUR173 million in the preceding month. At the same time, the deficit in the services account widened to EUR70 million from EUR66 million in the previous month.
Meanwhile, the financial account recorded a surplus of EUR2.2 billion, lower than the surplus of EUR3.2 billion in January.
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