Argentina says Feb trade surplus $44 mln, far under expectations

jueves 20 de marzo de 2014 15:15 GYT

BUENOS AIRES, March 20 (Reuters) - Argentina's trade surplus was $44 million in February, the government announced on Thursday, 91.6 percent tighter than the surplus registered by the country in February last year and far below market expectations.

A recent poll of eight analysts by Reuters revealed a median forecast of a $363 million trade surplus for February.

(Reporting by Hugh Bronstein; Editing by Chris Reese)