German October exports -3.6% M/M (-1% expected); imports -1% (+0.5% forecast); both figures...

|By:, SA News Editor

German October exports -3.6% M/M (-1% expected); imports -1% (+0.5% forecast); both figures represent the largest declines since April. Trade surplus falls to €12.6B ($16.8B) (€14.3B forecast) from $15.1B in September. Exports within eurozone -0.4% Y/Y but rise sharply to rest of EU and to outside EU. (PR)