Argentina posts $705 mln August trade surplus, above expectations

martes 27 de septiembre de 2016 15:07 GYT

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Argentina posted a trade surplus of $705 million in August, the statistics office said on Tuesday.

A Reuters poll had forecast a surplus, with median expectations for a $216 million surplus. The country had posted a $301 million trade deficit during August of last year. (Reporting By Buenos Aires Newsroom; Editing by Alan Crobsy)