Exports grew by 15.6% year on year in Catalonia in January 2017. By economic destination, all goods were up: the consumer goods increased by 16.6%, intermediate goods by 15.1% and capital goods by 14.6%. Meanwhile, imports increased by 13.5% year on year as a result of the increase in all goods; highlighting the increase in capital goods (19.5%) and in the intermediate goods (15.2%).
The main goal of these statistics is to present the trade flows of exports and imports of goods between Catalonia and abroad a monthly basis. The administrative information source with which Idescat works is the territorial operations file of the Customs and Special Taxes Department of the State Tax Administration Agency. The file in question contains the most relevant information obtained from Single Administrative Document (SAD) and Intrastat declaration data.