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Serbia's 8-mo c/a gap widens to 2.063 bln euro - table

Author Radomir Ralev
Serbia's 8-mo c/a gap widens to 2.063 bln euro - table Source: EPS

BELGRADE (Serbia), October 18 (SeeNews) - Serbia's current account deficit rose to 2.063 billion euro ($2.296 billion) in the first eight months of 2019, from 1.401 billion euro in the like period of the previous year, the central bank said.

Trade in goods was in deficit of 3.602 billion euro in January-August, while trade in services recorded a surplus of 671 million euro, figures published on the website of the central bank showed.

Primary income deficit amounted to 1.599 billion euro in the first eight months of 2019, whereas surplus in secondary income came in at 2.466 billion euro.

Details on Serbia's current account balance follow (in billions of euro):

  Jan-Aug'19 Jan-Aug'18
Current account -2.063 -1.401
- goods -3.602 -3.165
- services 0.671 0.657
- primary income -1.599 -1.553
- secondary income 2.466 2.659

($ = 0.898519 euro)

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