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Serbia's H1 c/a gap widens to 1.626 bln euro - table

Author Radomir Ralev
Serbia's H1 c/a gap widens to 1.626 bln euro - table Source:

BELGRADE (Serbia), August 27 (SeeNews) - Serbia's current account deficit rose to 1.626 billion euro ($1.806 billion) in the first half of 2019, from 1.078 billion euro in the like period of the previous year, the central bank said.

Trade in goods was in deficit of 2.662 billion euro in January-June, while trade in services recorded a surplus of 462 million euro, figures published on the website of the central bank showed.

Primary income deficit amounted to 1.185 billion euro in the first six months of 2019, whereas surplus in secondary income came in at 1.758 billion euro.

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

  H1'19 H1'18
Current account -1.626 -1.078
- goods -2.662 -2.295
- services 0.462 0.473
- primary income -1.185 -1.156
- secondary income 1.758 1.900

($ = 0.900157 euro)