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Theme: Foreign Trade

External trade, January - October 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-October 2018 amounted to 297 093 666 thousand denars, a 16.2% increase compared to the same period last year. The value of imported goods in the same period was 387 477 018 thousand denars, or 12.8% more than the same period last year.
The trade deficit in the period January-October 2018 was 90 388 352 thousand denars.
Import coverage by export in the period January-October 2018 was 76.7%.
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, 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-October 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-X 2018

Import coverage by export

684 570 684 thousand denars


11 128 633 thousand euros


13 225 453 thousand US dollars


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