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Theme: Foreign Trade


External trade, January - April 2017

05.06.2017


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-April 2017 amounted to 93 959 795 thousand denars, a 12.7% increase compared to the same period last
year. The value of imported goods in the same period was 129 302 397 thousand denars, or 11.2% more than the same period
last year.
The trade deficit in the period January-April 2017 was 35 342 602 thousand denars.
Import coverage by export in the period January-April 2017 was 72.7%.
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 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-April 2017, 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 01-04 2017 Import coverage by export
 223 262 193 thousand denars 72.7%
3 625 914 thousand euros 72.7%
3 870 457 thousand US dollars 72.7%

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-April 2017 amounted
to 1 525 839 thousand euros, a 12.9% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the
same period was 2 100 074 thousand euros, or 11.4% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period JanuaryApril 2017 was 574 235 thousand euros.
The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-April 2017 amounted to 1 629 803
thousand US dollars, an 8.4% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same
period was 2 240 654 thousand US dollars, or 6.8% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period JanuaryApril 2017 was 610 850 thousand US dollars.






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