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Theme: Foreign Trade

 




External trade, January - November 2018

04.01.2019


According to the preliminary data of the State Statistical Office, the total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-November 2018 amounted to 330 754 393 thousand denars, a 16.7% increase compared to the same period last year. The value of imported goods in the same period was 431 232 726 thousand denars, or 12.9% more than the same period last year.

 The trade deficit in the period January-November 2018 was 100 478 333 thousand denars.

Import coverage by export in the period January-November 2018 was 76.7%.

The external trade by products shows that in the exports the most significant products are supported catalysts with precious metal or precious metal compounds as the active substance, ignition wiring sets and other wiring sets of a kind used in vehicles, aircraft or ships, parts of the seats of subgroup 821.1 and motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons, including the driver, with compressionignition internal combustion engine (diesel or semi-diesel). In the imports, the most significant products are the platinum and platinum alloys, unwrought or in powder form, petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (other than crude), other metals of the platinum group and alloys thereof, unwrought or in powder form and flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, not clad, plated or coated.

In the period January-November 2018, according to the total external trade volume, the most important trade partners of the Republic of Macedonia were Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Serbia and Bulgaria.

External trade volume I-XI 2018

Import coverage by export

761 987 119 thousand denars

76.7 %

12 387 573 thousand euros

76.7 %

14 656 584 thousand US dollars

76.6 %

External trade expressed in euros and US dollars

Expressed in euros, the total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-November 2018 amounted to 5 377 026 thousand euros, a 16.8% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 7 010 547 thousand euros, or 13.0% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-November 2018 was 1 633 522 thousand euros.

The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-November 2018 amounted to 6 357 186 thousand US dollars, a 22.4% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 8 299 399 thousand US dollars, or 18.8% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-November 2018 was 1 942 213 thousand US dollars.







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