French trade deficit widened in June compared to May

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s trade deficit widened to stand at 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) in June, compared to 3.3 billion euros in May, due to a decline in the level of exports, according to official data published on Wednesday.

The widening in the deficit follows data last month which showed that France, the euro zone’s second-biggest economy, had suffered a slight slowdown in economic growth during the second quarter.

($1 = 0.8926 euros)

Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-economy/french-trade-deficit-widened-in-june-compared-to-may-idUSKCN1UX0LV

 

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