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Theme: Foreign Trade


External trade, January - December 2016

22.03.2018


According to the definitive 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 270 407 829 thousand denars, a 7.4% increase compared to the same period
last year. The value of imported goods in the same period was 380 426 363 thousand denars, or 6.4% more than the same period
last year.
The trade deficit in the period January - December 2016, was 110 018 534 thousand denars.
Import coverage by export in the period January-December 2016 was 71.1%.
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 01-12 2016

Import coverage by export

650 834 191 thousand denars

71.1 %

10 566 802 thousand euros

71.1 %

11 688 770 thousand US dollars

71.0 %


 

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 4 390 284 thousand euros, a 7.4% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported
goods in the same period was 6 176 518 thousand euros, or 6.5% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the
period January - December 2016 was 1 786 234 thousand euros.
The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-December 2016 amounted to 4 854
746 thousand US dollars, a 7.2% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same
period was 6 834 024 thousand US dollars, or 6.3% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January
- December 2016 was 1 979 278 thousand US dollars.






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