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Theme: Foreign Trade


External trade, January - July 2018

04.09.2018


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-July 2018 amounted to 199 820 172 thousand denars, a 14.4 % increase compared to the same period last year. The
value of imported goods in the same period was 265 389 025 thousand denars, or 11.7 % more than the same period last year.
The trade deficit in the period January-July 2018 was 65 568 854 thousand denars.
Import coverage by export in the period January-July 2018 was 75.3 %.
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, parts of the seats of subgroup 821.1 and motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons, including the driver, with compressionignition internal combustion engine (diesel or semi-diesel). 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-July 2018, according to the total external trade volume, the most important trade partners of the Republic of
Macedonia were Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Serbia and Bulgaria.

 

External trade volume I-VII 2018

Import coverage by export

465 209 197 thousand denars

75.3 %

7 561 390 thousand euros

75.3 %

9 102 394 thousand US dollars

75.2 %

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-July 2018 amounted to
3 247 792 thousand euros, a 14.5 % increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 4 313 598 thousand euros, or 11.9 % more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-July 2018 was 1 065 806 thousand euros.
The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-July 2018 amounted to 3 906 666 thousand
US dollars, a 25.7% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was
5 195 729 thousand US dollars, or 23.3% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January-July 2018 was 1 289 063 thousand US dollars.






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