The Italian statistical office Istat released its trade data for Italy on Tuesday. Italy' trade surplus widened to €6.02 billion in December from €4.00 billion in November. November's figure was revised down €4.41 billion.
Exports climbed 3.0% year-on-year in December, while imports increased 2.6%.
On a monthly basis, exports fell a seasonally-adjusted 2.2% in December, while imports were down 3.5%.
The seasonally-adjusted trade surplus with the EU was €1.18 billion in December, while the trade surplus with non-EU countries was €3.41 billion.