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Theme: Foreign Trade


External trade, January - December 2018

05.02.2019


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 - December 2018 amounted to 360 505 356 thousand denars, a 16.9% increase compared to the same period last year.
The value of imported goods in the same period was 471 904 422 thousand denars, or 12.3% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January - December 2018 was 111 399 067 thousand denars.
Import coverage by export in the period January - December 2018 was 76.4%.
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-December 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, 01-12 2018 Import coverage by export
832 409 778 thousand denars 76.4 %
13 532 772 thousand euros 76.4 %
15 960 192 thousand US dollars 76.3 %

 

 

 

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 2018 amounted to 5 860 827 thousand euros, a 17.0% increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 7 671 946 thousand euros, or 12.4% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January - December 2018 was 1 811 119 thousand euros.
The total value of exported goods from the Republic of Macedonia in the period January-December 2018 amounted to 6 907 998
thousand US dollars, a 21.8 % increase compared to the same period last year, while the value of imported goods in the same period was 9 052 195 thousand US dollars, or 17.3% more than the same period last year. The trade deficit in the period January - December 2018 was 2 144 197 thousand US dollars.






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