Istat released its trade data for Italy on Monday. Italy's trade surplus declined to a seasonally adjusted €3.89 billion in March from €4.46 billion in February.
The decline was driven by higher imports. Imports climbed 4.0% in March, while exports rose 1.8%.
The trade surplus on EU trade was down to €686 million, while the surplus on non-EU trade fell to €3.2 billion.