The volume of Moldovan exports in January-February 2019 increased by 9.1%, versus the same period in 2018, reaching $475.7 million
As InfoMarket was informed in the National Bureau of Statistics, the export of domestic goods in the first 2 months of 2019 amounted to about $335.5 million (70.5% of the total), increasing by 11.3% versus the same period of the last year. At the same time, the re-export of goods in January-February 2019 amounted to $140.3 million (29.5% of the total), exceeding by 4.3% the figures for the same period in 2018. At the same time, the re-export of goods after processing ( clothes, shoes, parts of shoes, chairs, wiring and cable, other products for the automotive industry, peeled nuts, chairs and other furniture, suitcases, textile products, toys, etc.) accounted for 21.6% of the total exports, and classic re-export of foreign goods (drugs, cigarettes, wine distillates, whiskey, gin, vodka, liqueurs, beer, fuel, cloth and, knitwear, essential oils, perfumes and cosmetics, vehicles, furniture, etc.) - by 7.9%. According to the NBS, during this period, for the export of goods abroad, motor transport was most often used - 84.5% of the total; it was followed by the sea transport - 7.7%, rail - 6.2%, air - 1.5%. In general, Moldovan exports to the EU countries in January-February 2019, compared with the same period in 2018, grew by 4.6% - to $306.6 million, to the CIS countries - decreased by 8.5% - to $64.8 million, and to other countries - increased by 44.8% - to $104.4 million. The share of EU countries in the total Moldovan exports over the specified period decreased from 67.24% to 64.45%, the share of CIS countries - decreased from 16.23% to 13.61%, while the share of other countries increased from 16.54% to 21.94%. At the same time, in January-February 2019, in comparison with the same period of 2018, Moldova increased exports to Turkey (2.5 times), to Romania (+ 16.9%), Italy (+21.6%). %), Cyprus (40.8 times), Poland (+ 18.3%), Syria (168 times), Afghanistan (372.5 times), Canada (5.3 times), Germany (+5 , 3%), the Czech Republic (+ 27.9%), Indonesia (2.2 times), Serbia (1.9 times), Switzerland (+ 6.1%), Egypt (7.8 times), USA (+ 14%), Morocco (2.7 times increase), Brazil (16502.1 times), Israel (1.9 times), Myanmar (1.9 times), Latvia (+ 18.4%). At the same time, the volume of Moldovan exports to the following countries decreased: UK (-60.8%), the United Arab Emirates (-94.4%), Spain (-34.3%), Bulgaria (-33.1%), Russia (-7.3%), Lebanon (-90.8%), Greece (-24.4%), France (-17.3%), Belarus (-9.1%), Austria (-17.9%), Georgia (-32.2%), Kazakhstan (-56.6%), Holland (-9.3%), Saudi Arabia (-42.2%), Denmark (-74.2%), Azerbaijan (-48.7%), Estonia (-42.3%), Ireland (-98.6%), Iraq (-10%), Ukraine (-1.8%), Slovakia (-10.7%), Armenia ( -55.6%), Hungary (-13.8%). // 15.04.2019 - InfoMarket.