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Foreign investment in Catalonia. By branches of activity (NACE) Catalonia
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
Exports 80,564.6 66,525.9 73,938.0 71,226.3 69,669.2 65,161.0 63,906.3 60,313.7 58,981.3 58,880.7 54,989.2 48,871.6 41,461.7 50,515.7 49,678.4 47,216.0 42,703.4 39,485.1 37,648.5 37,275.9 36,694.5 33,796.5 27,890.6 27,147.8
Crop and animal production, hunting, fishing and aquaculture 1,949.8 1,727.4 1,602.2 1,533.7 1,525.5 1,661.7 1,710.5 1,442.5 1,423.6 1,253.4 1,147.0 1,092.7 906.6 1,014.1 941.8 913.6 829.0 733.5 787.9 729.5 666.8 618.3 505.6 536.8
Mining, extraction and refined petroleum products 2,419.3 1,633.7 3,088.6 2,259.5 2,834.4 1,316.1 1,507.2 1,607.2 1,330.0 1,506.6 1,647.5 1,104.0 874.4 1,167.7 699.4 638.4 469.4 391.3 351.8 316.9 344.4 444.0 209.5 199.8
Food products and beverages 10,973.3 9,769.0 9,158.7 8,347.6 8,478.4 8,001.0 7,459.5 6,926.4 6,740.7 6,643.7 5,835.6 5,167.2 4,589.7 5,004.3 4,330.9 3,907.4 3,619.6 3,431.8 3,230.4 2,984.0 3,029.2 2,668.4 2,290.2 2,234.3
Textiles, manufacture of wearing apparel, leather and footwear 6,408.2 5,207.3 6,316.7 5,874.1 5,800.3 5,472.5 5,688.4 5,522.0 5,038.5 4,555.2 4,280.0 3,782.4 3,556.0 3,432.6 3,223.8 3,138.1 3,003.8 3,054.3 3,193.4 3,384.2 3,162.2 2,947.9 2,693.0 2,478.0
Chemical Industries 21,891.7 17,642.9 18,285.8 17,202.1 16,682.7 15,516.8 15,358.3 14,700.8 14,493.5 13,895.7 13,135.6 11,848.0 9,322.7 10,605.9 10,775.1 10,061.0 9,661.9 8,190.7 7,751.8 7,332.7 6,612.7 5,896.3 4,761.1 4,363.1
Basic metals and metals products 5,111.4 3,642.2 4,225.3 4,294.6 4,214.6 3,786.1 3,843.7 3,728.3 3,928.2 3,800.2 3,689.2 3,300.5 2,522.4 3,148.3 2,873.8 2,480.7 2,230.2 2,076.1 1,885.9 1,875.2 1,808.6 1,662.1 1,394.0 1,312.0
Machinery and equipments n.e.c 4,871.5 4,118.8 4,515.3 4,449.1 4,345.2 4,230.3 4,026.6 3,819.3 4,121.3 3,768.7 3,473.8 3,130.1 2,793.7 3,384.9 3,500.9 3,054.7 2,720.9 2,737.1 2,619.4 2,658.8 2,688.5 2,609.3 2,249.5 2,200.6
Office, precise and optical equipment 984.5 863.9 965.3 958.0 1,065.2 1,034.9 1,022.5 843.4 825.5 827.1 786.2 732.4 650.3 775.2 812.9 841.2 973.4 900.8 915.7 874.7 1,253.1 1,716.7 1,239.1 1,068.4
Electrical and electronically equipment 5,364.9 4,553.4 4,741.0 4,843.4 4,579.7 4,123.3 3,920.9 3,698.5 3,407.0 3,385.5 3,386.2 3,573.4 3,326.8 5,104.0 5,438.1 5,337.9 4,468.7 4,221.8 4,032.5 4,178.1 4,186.3 3,722.4 3,100.4 3,021.8
Motor vehicles and other transport equipment 10,347.5 8,929.3 11,626.8 12,107.4 11,614.3 12,124.1 11,403.9 10,241.6 9,847.9 10,242.2 9,559.7 7,774.0 6,869.3 9,878.8 10,149.4 10,573.6 8,991.1 8,036.9 7,470.4 7,475.9 7,628.6 6,625.0 5,363.9 5,770.8
Rest of the branches of activity 9,610.0 7,645.2 8,348.9 8,299.8 7,878.0 7,422.7 7,433.5 7,036.9 6,955.3 7,597.3 7,145.9 6,418.7 5,330.5 6,139.7 6,304.7 5,714.0 5,360.2 5,226.7 4,935.8 4,984.2 4,833.4 4,414.5 3,702.1 3,570.7
Unclassified 632.3 792.8 1,063.3 1,057.2 650.9 471.3 531.3 746.7 869.8 1,405.2 902.3 948.2 719.4 860.2 627.7 555.3 375.2 484.3 473.7 481.8 480.9 471.6 382.1 391.4
Imports 90,972.7 75,920.5 92,643.1 90,898.9 85,167.8 78,158.9 76,988.2 72,908.7 67,859.8 70,323.9 72,173.2 67,621.1 57,663.8 77,233.9 80,337.7 74,787.8 67,813.3 60,731.0 54,344.7 51,891.8 50,497.9 48,761.7 40,316.5 36,203.7
Crop and animal production, hunting, fishing and aquaculture 4,225.9 3,532.5 3,628.9 3,678.9 3,840.2 3,731.2 3,935.0 3,715.4 3,510.2 3,691.1 3,436.6 2,967.5 2,752.4 3,469.9 3,026.8 2,460.6 2,500.3 2,207.3 2,208.9 2,082.7 2,067.8 1,956.8 2,023.9 2,110.4
Mining, extraction and refined petroleum products 6,876.9 4,240.8 8,871.0 8,579.1 6,830.9 4,850.7 6,272.8 8,663.1 8,666.7 10,518.2 10,030.2 9,391.3 6,840.0 9,948.7 8,289.2 7,333.0 6,090.7 4,470.0 3,717.5 3,407.8 3,994.5 3,954.5 1,742.2 1,196.1
Food products and beverages 6,586.9 5,715.7 6,539.7 6,237.3 6,258.4 5,921.4 5,695.0 5,369.3 5,058.5 5,105.5 5,151.3 4,724.9 4,626.9 5,180.4 4,793.0 4,324.5 3,959.3 3,919.4 3,640.9 3,604.0 3,527.1 2,994.2 2,735.6 2,665.1
Textiles, manufacture of wearing apparel, leather and footwear 8,188.9 7,474.3 9,176.8 8,896.9 8,966.2 8,594.0 8,325.5 7,288.3 6,440.0 6,429.7 6,630.7 6,184.1 5,339.5 6,398.9 5,808.7 5,384.4 4,820.1 4,339.4 4,123.3 4,111.3 3,890.4 3,578.7 3,080.1 2,834.1
Chemical Industries 22,118.4 18,648.5 19,399.3 18,188.3 16,374.8 15,208.4 15,317.0 15,221.5 14,278.0 13,821.9 13,805.7 12,755.1 10,559.6 12,589.4 12,861.1 12,172.5 11,729.1 10,887.9 10,637.8 10,344.5 9,125.7 8,789.0 7,745.3 7,218.9
Basic metals and metals products 5,515.8 3,830.9 4,838.0 5,077.7 4,787.6 4,064.3 4,257.2 3,944.0 3,680.3 3,711.1 4,201.6 3,764.9 3,110.7 5,135.0 6,024.2 5,230.9 4,250.3 4,039.0 3,613.0 3,613.6 3,580.1 3,550.6 2,601.4 2,450.6
Machinery and equipments n.e.c 5,507.2 4,655.1 5,506.5 5,381.5 5,055.8 4,926.9 4,503.8 3,832.8 3,526.3 3,848.4 3,991.7 3,814.3 3,604.5 5,496.9 6,554.1 5,811.1 5,341.0 4,947.9 4,397.8 4,552.0 4,637.3 4,524.7 4,029.9 3,550.9
Office, precise and optical equipment 2,298.0 2,056.7 2,370.5 2,481.4 2,568.3 2,576.8 2,600.8 2,291.6 2,231.5 2,304.5 2,441.8 2,850.5 2,602.7 3,323.3 3,966.5 4,092.5 3,572.7 2,590.7 2,047.4 1,702.1 1,769.4 1,973.2 1,909.4 1,789.9
Electrical and electronically equipment 8,132.0 6,414.0 6,665.5 6,691.7 6,686.8 6,030.2 5,404.7 4,964.3 4,464.6 4,528.9 5,120.9 5,926.0 4,877.8 7,535.9 7,765.1 7,480.6 6,383.6 6,315.0 5,454.9 5,263.1 5,245.8 4,808.9 3,794.7 3,551.6
Motor vehicles and other transport equipment 10,281.6 10,378.6 15,423.8 15,541.9 14,163.4 13,322.0 11,866.2 9,568.4 8,586.4 8,470.7 8,917.1 7,132.6 6,389.5 9,566.8 12,294.1 11,884.3 10,856.3 9,343.8 7,528.0 6,699.8 6,345.4 6,266.6 5,467.7 4,264.1
Rest of the branches of activity 11,167.4 8,901.8 10,142.7 10,086.3 9,588.0 8,862.4 8,772.0 8,040.4 7,406.9 7,442.5 7,947.5 7,816.1 6,727.7 8,141.4 8,675.1 8,388.5 8,107.2 7,430.4 6,739.1 6,261.1 6,054.3 6,095.8 5,181.8 4,566.6
Unclassified 73.7 71.5 80.5 58.0 47.5 70.6 38.2 9.6 10.4 451.5 497.9 293.7 232.4 447.2 279.7 224.9 202.7 240.3 236.0 249.9 260.1 268.5 4.5 5.2
Units: Millions of euros.
Source: Idescat. Foreign trade.
Note: (p) Provisional data.

Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Foreign trade
Refers to operations of purchase or sale between Catalonia and other countries. This does not include trade with the rest of Spain.
Exportation
Value of the goods that leave a certain country. Statistically this is measured as an FOB (freight on board) value that includes the cost of the goods, plus transport costs as far as departure from the territory.
Importation
Value of the goods coming from the exterior. Statistically this measures a CIF (cost insurance freight) value that includes the value of the cost of the goods, insurance and the cost of transport as far as the country of reception (border, port or airport).

Methodological aspects

The statistics on foreign trade are taken from the most relevant information derived from commercial relations with other countries, based on the single administrative document SAD, and on relations with other countries of the European Union on the basis of the Intrastat declaration. The data is provided to us by the State Tax Administration Agency’s Department of Customs and Special Taxes. The figures are presented in accordance with the integrated tariff of the European communities (TARIC) in terms of destination groups and products; and in accordance with the revised Classification of economic activities CCAE-2009 in terms of branches of activity. The information is complemented with data on trade by countries and large areas and by means of transport.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".