BERLIN (Reuters) - German industrial output fell unexpectedly in January, data showed on Friday, adding to signs that factories in Europe's largest economy are operating at a slower pace at the start of the year.
Imports also declined by 0.5 percent. A Reuters poll had forecast an unchanged reading.
The seasonally adjusted trade balance was unchanged at 21.3 billion euros ($26.22 billion), the data showed.
($1 = 0.8122 euros)
(Reporting by Joseph Nasr; Editing by Michelle Martin)
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