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External trade, January - June 2018

06.08.2018


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-June 2018 amounted to 169 098 440 thousand denars, a 13.4 % increase compared to the same period last year. The value of imported goods in the same period was 225 660 248 thousand denars, or 10.8 % more than the same period last year.
The trade deficit in the period January-June 2018 was 56 561 808 thousand denars.
Import coverage by export in the period January-June 2018 was 74.9 %.
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), flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, not clad, plated or coated and other metals of the platinum group and alloys thereof, unwrought or in powder form.
In the period January-June 2018, according to the total external trade volume, the most important trade partners of the Republic of
Macedonia were Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Serbia and Bulgaria.

 

External trade volume I-VI 2018 Import coverage by export
394 758 688 thousand denars 74.9 %
6 415 713 thousand euros 74.9 %
7 764 470 thousand US dollars 74.8 %

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-June 2018 amounted to 2 748 191 thousand euros, a 13.6 % increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 3 667 522 thousand euros, or 11.0 % more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-June 2018 was 919 332 thousand euros.
The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-June 2018 amounted to 3 323 298 thousand US dollars, a 26.5 % increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 4 441 172 thousand US dollars, or 24.0 % more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-June 2018 was 1 117 874 thousand US dollars.







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