Exports increased by 15.0% year-on- year in Catalonia in May 2017. By economic destination, all goods increased: intermediate goods by 16.0%, consumer goods by 15.3% and capital goods by 6.4%. Meanwhile, imports increased by 15.5% year-on-year, with increases in all goods: intermediate goods grew by 16.1%, consumer goods by 15.3% and capital goods by 12.1%.
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.