BRUSSELS, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- The eurozone achieved an external trade surplus of 0.9 billion euros (1.3 billion U.S. dollars) in June, the European Union (EU)'s statistics bureau Eurostat said on Tuesday.
Seasonally adjusted exports and imports fell by 4.7 percent and by 4.1 percent respectively in June as against May.
Data shows that trade surplus in May this year was 0.2 billion euros and was 0.7 billion in June last year.
For the 27-nation EU, trade balance for June recorded a deficit of 12.2 billion euros, about 1.1 billion higher than a year ago but down by 3.8 billion euros from May.
Seasonally adjusted export and import fell by 4.8 percent and 3.8 percent respectively in June as against May.