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Theme: Foreign Trade


External trade, January 2021

08.03.2021


According to the preliminary data of the State Statistical Office, the total value of exported goods from the Republic of North Macedonia
in January 2021 amounted to 32 481 805 thousand denars, a 15.5% increase compared to the same period last year. The value of
imported goods in the same period was 38 360 883 thousand denars, or 5.4% more than the same period last year.
 
The trade deficit in January 2021 was 5 879 078 thousand denars.
 
Import coverage by export in January 2021 was 84.7%.
 
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,
ferro-nickel and parts of the seats of subgroup 821.1. In the imports, the most significant products are the other metals of the platinum
group and alloys thereof, unwrought or in powder form, ceramic wares for laboratory, chemical or other technical uses, petroleum oils
and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (other than crude) and flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, not clad, plated or
coated.
 
In January 2021, according to the total external trade volume, the most important trade partners of the Republic of North Macedonia
were Germany, Great Britain, Serbia, China and Greece.

 
External trade expressed in euros and US dollars
 
Expressed in euros, the total value of exported goods from the Republic of North Macedonia in January 2021 amounted to 527 313
thousand euros, a 15.4% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was
622 770 thousand euros, or 5.3% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in January 2021 was 95 457 thousand euros.
 
The total value of exported goods from the Republic of North Macedonia in January 2021 amounted to 641 517 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 757 165 thousand US
dollars, or 15.4% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in January 2021 was 115 647 thousand US dollars.

 






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