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Exports. By activity branches

Exports. By activity branches Catalonia. 2021 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Total exports 80,564.6 21.5
Crop and animal production, hunting, fishing and aquaculture 1,949.8 15.0
Mining, extraction and refined petroleum products 2,419.3 51.3
Food products and beverages 10,973.3 12.3
Textiles, manufacture of wearing apparel, leather and footwear 6,408.2 23.5
Chemical Industries 21,891.7 24.5
Basic metals and metals products 5,111.4 40.4
Machinery and equipments n.e.c 4,871.5 19.3
Office, precise and optical equipment 984.5 14.7
Electrical and electronically equipment 5,364.9 18.9
Motor vehicles and other transport 10,347.5 15.3
Rest of the branches of activity 9,610.0 26.6
Not classified 632.3 -20.0
Units: Millions of euros.
Source: Idescat, based on data from the State Tax Administration Agency's Department of Customs and Special Taxes.
(p) Provisional data.
Exports. By activity branches Spain. 2021 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Total exports 316,609.2 21.2
Crop and animal production, hunting, fishing and aquaculture 19,869.1 9.0
Mining, extraction and refined petroleum products 15,903.5 61.8
Food products and beverages 38,910.9 12.4
Textiles, manufacture of wearing apparel, leather and footwear 21,552.5 23.7
Chemical Industries 49,647.3 35.8
Basic metals and metals products 30,861.0 40.5
Machinery and equipments n.e.c 17,479.5 12.9
Office, precise and optical equipment 3,828.1 11.9
Electrical and electronically equipment 16,562.1 14.0
Motor vehicles and other transport 55,750.3 7.2
Rest of the branches of activity 40,941.0 26.4
Not classified 5,303.9 12.2
Units: Millions of euros.
Source: Idescat, based on data from the State Tax Administration Agency's Department of Customs and Special Taxes.
(p) Provisional data.

Methodological note

Idescat draws up these statistics using the most relevant information derived from data for exports to third countries, based on the Single Administrative Document (SAD), and dispatches to Community countries based on the Intrastat declaration.

The coming into force in 1993 of the Single European Market led to the elimination of border controls on trading between Community member states and, as a result, major changes in the documents, formalities and controls for exports and imports. Intrastat is a permanent and direct system for gathering data from companies in order to draw up, through consignors and consignees, statistics about the trading of goods between member states by means of a statistical declaration. Intrastat replaces the Single Administrative Document (SAD) for this trading.

It has been revised the exportations and importations series of the activity branches since 1994 following the Classficiació Catalana d'activitats econòmiques of 2009 (NACE-Rev 2)

The branches of activity are obtained from the following divisions of the NACE-Rev 2:

  • 01+02+03 Crop and animal production, hunting, fishing and aquaculture
  • 05+06+09+19 Mining, extraction and refined petroleum products
  • 10+11 Food products and beverages
  • 13+14+15 Textiles, manufacture of wearing apparel, leather and footwear
  • 20+21+268 Chemical Industries
  • 24+25 Basic metals and metals products
  • 28+33 Machinery and equipments n.e.cs
  • 262+265+266+267 Office, precise and optical equipment
  • 261+263+264+27 Electrical and electronically equipment
  • 29+30 Motor vehicles and other transport
  • 07+08+12+16+17+18+22+23+31+32+35+37+38+58+59+71+74+90+91+96 Rest of the branches of activity
  • Not classified