Exports grew by 17.0% year on year in Catalonia in March 2017. By economic destination, all goods were up: intermediate goods (19.1%), the consumer goods (15.0%) and the capital goods (13.2%). Meanwhile, imports increased by 18.2% year on year as a result of the increase in all goods; highlighting the intermediate goods (22.4%) and the capital goods (19.5%).
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.