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Portugal Trade Deficit Narrowed in Three Months Through November

January 09, 2012

Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Portugal’s trade deficit narrowed in the three months through November from the same period a year earlier as exports rose and imports fell, the country’s statistics institute said.

The trade deficit narrowed to 3.11 billion euros ($3.97 billion) from 5.15 billion euros in the same period of 2010, the Lisbon-based institute said today in an e-mailed report. Exports rose 15.1 percent and imports dropped 3.6 percent.

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