About: export surplus

Economic governance 24-10-2018

German economy booms but Brexit and US clouds are on the horizon

The German economic powerhouse is booming. But its export-centric model is drawing complaints from other eurozone countries and the United States.
Agrifood 24-07-2017

Quality schemes help EU producers break new markets

The promotion of geographical indications (GI) has helped EU products attract new emerging markets which seek quality food. However, Europol warns that fake GI products are on the rise across the EU and policymakers should not disregard the protection of intellectual rights.
Agrifood 23-12-2016

Japan overtakes Russia in EU agri-food exports

Japan has overtaken Russia as the fourth most important export destination of EU agri-food products after the United States, China, and Switzerland, a new European Commission report has found (23 December).
Agrifood 28-10-2016

Diplomat: Changing eating habits in new markets favour EU exports

A rising middle class in emerging markets, focused on food quality, bodes well for EU agri-exports, said Marc Vanheukelen, the European Union's ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO). EURACTIV.com reports from Athens.
Agrifood 15-10-2015

‘Bargain bin’ milk could hurt developing economies

A proposed boost to German dairy-exports has been criticised for the potential economic damage it could do to developing countries, EURACTIV Germany reports. 
Trade & Society 10-02-2015

German exports hit record highs in 2014, despite international crises

Despite sanctions on Russia, German exporters achieved record sales in 2014, inspiring the German Federal Association of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (BGA) to predict another record-breaking result this year, amid "growing risks and trouble spots". EURACTIV Germany reports.
Container terminal Altenwerder, Germany. January 2008 [Flickr/riko.jennrich]
Euro & Finance 28-03-2014

German trade surplus shields euro, exporters claim

Germany’s export surplus will continue to grow in 2014, fuelling imbalances in the euro zone. The subject may bother Brussels, but the foreign trade sector is pleased, claiming criticism is unfounded. EURACTIV Germany reports.