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Theme: Foreign Trade


External trade, January - December 2016

03.02.2017


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-December 2016 amounted to 266 650 320 thousand denars, a 6.8% increase compared to the same period
last year. The value of imported goods in the same period was 376 130 328 thousand denars, or 5.7% more than the same period
last year.


The trade deficit in the period January-December 2016 was 109 480 008 thousand denars.


Import coverage by export in the period January-December 2016 was 70.9%.


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, 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-December 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-XII 2016

Import coverage by export

642 780 648 thousand denars 70.9%
10 435 994 thousand euros 70.9%
11 544 649 thousand US dollars 70.8%

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-December 2016
amounted to 4 329 267 thousand euros, a 6.9% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods
in the same period was 6 106 727 thousand euros, or 5.7% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period
January-December 2016 was 1 777 461 thousand euros.


The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-December 2016 amounted to 4 787 199
thousand US dollars, a 6.6% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period
was 6 757 450 thousand US dollars, or 5.6% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-December
2016 was 1 970 251 thousand US dollars.







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