FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Trade surplus rose to the level of 18.1 billion euros in september after posting a 14.1 billion in August, according to the data released by Destatis.

The result came out above expectations of a mild rise to the level of 16.2 billion euros. On yearly basis, german exports rose by 3.3% in September to the level of 81.8 billion euros, while imports declined by 0.4%.

Current account rose to the level of 15.4 billion euros in September following the reading of 9.1 billion posted last month, and above market expectations of an increase to the level of 12.1 billion euros.