FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - United Kingdom's deficit in goods and services trade has remained practically unchanged from December to January, according to the provisional estimations released by National Statistics.
January's goods and services trade has shown a gap of 4.1 billion pound in January, unchanged from December, as the services trade surplus has remained flat on the month at 3.2 billion pound.
Goods trade deficit has been provisionally estimated to amount 7.5 billion pound in January, unchanged from December's trade gap. The deficit with EU countries has declined to 3.2 billion pound in January, from the 3.4 billion deficit recorded in December, although, that decline has been offset by the larger deficit in the trade with non-EU countries, which increased to Ã‚Â£4.3 billion pound from 4.1 billion pound in December.
In the three months to January goods and services trade deficit has narrowed to 12.5 billion pound from 13.2 billion pound in the previous three months.