Foreign trade. 12/2018 and 2018. Provisional data
Exports fell by 7.8% on a year-over-year basis in Catalonia in December 2018. By economic destination, exports of all types of goods decreased: intermediate goods a 10.4%, consumer goods by 5.2% and capital goods by 1.7%. On the other hand, imports increased by 4.1% year-over-year, as a result of the increase in imports of consumer goods by 8.6% and intermediate goods by 2.2%, while capital goods imports decreased by 2.4%.
In 2018, exports increased by 1.1%, according to provisional data from the Customs and Special Taxes Department of the State Tax Administration Agency. By economic destination, exports of intermediate goods and capital goods increased by 3.7% and 1.2%, respectively; on the other hand, consumer goods decreased by 2.4%. With regard to imports, these grew a 6.9% with increases in all goods: intermediate goods by 8.1%, consumer goods by 5.4% and capital goods by 4.6%.