Second quarter of 2017 EU28 current account surplus €41.9 bn €39.5 bn surplus for trade in services. The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €41.9 billion (1.1% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2017, down from a surplus of €49.4 billion (1.3% of GDP) in the first quarter of 2017 and from a surplus of €58.6 billion (1.6% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2016, according to estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2017 compared with the first quarter of 2017, based on seasonally adjusted data, the surplus of the goods account fell slightly (+€34.3 bn compared to +€34.5 bn) as did the surplus of the services account (+€39.5 bn compared to +€40.3 bn). The deficit of the primary income account increased (-€7.8 bn compared to -€2.2 bn), as did the deficit of the secondary income account (-€24.1 bn compared to -€23.2 bn). The deficit of the capital account decreased (-€13.4 bn compared to -€13.9 bn).