The euro location bank account surplus increased in April, the European Central Bank reported on Friday.
The bank account surplus amounted to 23 billion euros (27.4 billion dollars in April versus 18 billion euros surplus in the previous month.
The noticeable trade surplus expanded to 27 billion from 24 billion euros, while the surplus on services trade held constant at 8 billion euros.
Primary earnings revealed a surplus of 1 billion euros compared to a 2-billion-euro shortage in March.
The deficit on secondary earnings increased to 13 billion from 12 billion euros a month earlier.
In the 12 months to April, the bank account surplus can be found in at 288 billion euros or 2.5 percent of euro location GDP compared to 239 billion euros or 2.0 percent of GDP a year previously.