Navigation path

Current account surplus 2012

Author(s): European Commission

Current account surpluses in the EUpdf(2 MB) Choose translations of the previous link 

This report analyses the persistently high current account surpluses in a number of Member States. In particular, the report explores whether the large surpluses in several EU Member States have been optimal from their own perspective, whether there is a link between surpluses and deficits in the euro area and whether there is a sustainable rebalancing in the euro area (and the EU) on the way.

(European Economy 9. December 2012. Brussels. PDF. 122pp. Tab. Free.)

KC-AR-12-009-EN-C (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-22857-5 (online)
doi: 10.2765/19685 (online)

JEL classification: F32, F36, F42

Additional tools

  • Print version 
  • Decrease text 
  • Increase text