Destatis released its trade data for Germany on Thursday. Germany's trade surplus decreased to a seasonally adjusted €18.9 billion in January from 20.3 in December.
Exports fell 0.5% in January, while imports increased 1.2%.
On a yearly basis, German exports decreased 1.4% in January, while imports rose by 1.5%.
Germany's current account surplus was €13.2 billion in January, down from €26.3 billion in December. December's figure was revised down from a surplus of €25.6 billion.