Foreign Trade. 03/2020
Exports decreased by a year-over-year rate of 13.2% in Catalonia in March 2020. By economic destination, exports of all goods decreased: consumer goods by 17.8%, capital goods by 20.1% and intermediate goods by 9.2%. On the other hand, the total figure of imports fell by a year-over-year rate of 21.8% as a result of the decrease in imports of all goods: consumer goods by 24.6%, capital goods by 18.4% and intermediate goods by 20.7%.
The data for March 2020 are affected by Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March, whereby a state of alarm is declared for the management of the health crisis situation caused by COVID-19.