Italy's trade surplus hits 51.6 bn, highest in 25 yrs
Up from 41.8 bn in 2015
16 Febbraio 2017
Rome, February 16 - Italy's trade surplus hit a record high of 51.6 billion euros in 2016, ISTAT said Thursday. This surplus is the highest since the start of the statistical series in 1991, the national statistics agency said. It is up from a surplus of 41.8 billion in 2015. Last year's surplus was 78 billion euros if energy trade is excluded.