Serbia records 2.6 bln euro c/a deficit in Jan-Jul

Serbia recorded a current account deficit of 2.624 billion euro ($2.587 billion) in the first seven months of 2022, versus a 900 million euro deficit in the like period of last year, the central bank said.

Trade in goods was in deficit of 5.302 billion euro in January-July, while trade in services recorded a surplus of 1.031 billion euro, figures published on the website of the central bank showed.

Primary income deficit amounted to 1.433 billion euro in the first seven months of 2022, whereas surplus in secondary income came in at 3.081 billion euro.

Details on Serbia’s current account balance follow (in billions of euro):

Jan-Jul’22 Jan-Jul’21
Current account -2.624 -0.900
– goods -5.302 -3.107
– services 1.031 0.823
– primary income -1.433 -0.981
– secondary income 3.081 2.365
($ = 1.0125 euro)

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