Exports grew by 7.9% year on year in Catalonia in February 2017. By economic destination, all goods were up: the consumer goods and capital goods, both groups increased by 9.6% and intermediate goods by 6.6%. Meanwhile, imports increased by 8.7% year on year as a result of the increase in all goods; highlighting the increase in capital goods (26.1%) and in the intermediate goods (10.1%).
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.