Exports grew 10.2% year-on-year in Catalonia in October 2017. By economic destination, exports of all goods grew: intermediate goods by 13.8%, consumer goods by 7.1% and capital goods by 1.2% and . On the other hand, imports grew 11.6% year-on-year, as a result of the increase in all goods: consumer 15.4%, intermediate 10.6%, and capital 1.8%.
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.