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Theme: Foreign Trade


External trade, January - February 2018

04.04.2018


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-February 2018 amounted to 54 222 640 thousand denars, a 23.6% increase compared to the same period last year.

The value of imported goods in the same period was 69 967 634 thousand denars, or 16.8% more than the same period last year.
The trade deficit in the period January-February 2018 was 15 744 994 thousand denars.


Import coverage by export in the period January-February 2018 was 77.5%.


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, parts of the seats of subgroup 821.1 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), flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, not clad, plated or coated and other metals of the platinum group and alloys thereof, unwrought or in powder form.


In the period January-February 2018, 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, I-II 2018 Import coverage by export
124 190 274 thousand denars

77.5 %

2 016 597 thousand euros

77.5 %

2 478 208 thousand US dollars

77.5 %

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-February 2018 amounted to 880 411 thousand euros, a 23.6% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 1 136 186 thousand euros, or 16.8% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-February 2018 was 255 776 thousand euros.


The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-February 2018 amounted to 1 082 388 thousand US dollars, a 42.9% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 1 395 820 thousand US dollars, or 34.9% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-February 2018 was 313 432 thousand US dollars.






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