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Theme: Foreign Trade


External trade, January - May 2016

04.07.2016


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-May 2016 amounted to 104 714 309 thousand denars, a 7.3% increase compared to the same period last
year. The value of imported goods in the same period was 148 981 374 thousand denars, or 6.3% more than the same period
last year.


The trade deficit in the period January-May 2016 was 44 267 065 thousand denars.


Import coverage by export in the period January-May 2016 was 70.3%.


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 clothes. 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 electricity.


In the period January-May 2016, according to the total external trade volume, the most important trade partners of the Republic
of Macedonia were Germany, Great Britain, Serbia, Greece and Italy.

 

External trade volume I-V 2016

Import coverage by export

253 695 684 thousand denars

70.3 %

4 112 689 thousand euros

70.3 %

4 590 130 thousand US dollars

70.2 %

 

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-May 2016 amounted
to 1 697 494 thousand euros, a 7.2% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in
the same period was 2 415 195 thousand euros, or 6.1% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period
January-May 2016 was 717 701 thousand euros.


The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-May 2016 amounted to 1 893 367
thousand US dollars, a 7.6% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same
period was 2 696 763 thousand US dollars, or 6.6% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period
January-May 2016 was 803 396 thousand US dollars.






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