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Balance of payments and external debt – April 2018

In January - April 2018, the balance-of-payments current account posted a deficit of EUR 2 053 million, compared with EUR 1 786 million in January - April 2017; the deficit on trade in goods widened by EUR 414 million, the surplus on services income narrowed by EUR 143 million, the deficit of the primary income balance contracted by EUR 354 million, and the surplus of the secondary income balance decreased by EUR 64 million. [...]