Foreign Trade according to Technological Content. Q3/2019
Catalonia exported industrial products of high-level technology content valued at 2,124.4 million euros during the third quarter of 2019, a figure which represents a 25.7% year-over-year growth. Medium-low-level technology and low technology level exports increased by 9.2% and by 9.8%, respectively, while exports of medium-alt-level technology products fell by 2.4% year-over-year. Overall, the value of exports of industrial products were 16,729.0 million euros, with a variation of 5.7% year-over-year.
During the same third quarter of 2019, imports of industrial products were 20.428,6 million euros, which represents an increase of 6.6% year-over-year. All the technology levels underwent increases in purchases abroad: high-level technology by 23.2%, medium-high-level technology by 4,0%, medium-low-level technology by 4.9% and low technology level by 4.4%.