Foreign Trade according to Technological Content. Q2/2019
Catalonia exported industrial products of high-level technology content valued at 2,175.8 million euros during the second quarter of 2019, a figure which represents a 20.5% year-over-year growth. Medium-low-level technology and low technology level exports increased by 13.2% and by 7.4%, respectively, while exports of medium-alt-level technology products fell by 2.2% year-over-year. Overall, the value of exportsof industrial products were 18,371.0 million euros, with a variation of 4.7% year-over-year.
During the same second quarter of 2019, imports of industrial products were 21,509.5 million euros, which represents an increase of 3.3% year-over-year. All the technology levels underwent increases in purchases abroad: high-level technology by 16.9%, medium-high-level technology by 0.4%, medium-low-level technology by 3.0% and low technology level by 2.8%.