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AMSTERDAM, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Dutch trade surplus narrowedto a provisional 2.098 billion euros in August from a revised2.953 billion in July, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) said onFriday.KEY FIGURESDUTCH TRADE BALANCEAUG 12 JULY 12 AUG 11Imports 32.600 31.912 (31.952) 30.290Exports 34.698 34.865 (34.706) 32.809Trade balance +2.098 +2.953 (+2.754) +2.519

** Merchandise trade in billions of euros.

** Figures in brackets are previously reported numbers. Theyhave been revised.

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Keywords: DUTCH ECONOMY/TRADE