The volume of Moldovan exports in January-May 2019 increased by 5.3%, versus the same period in 2018, reaching $1 billion 159.3 million

The volume of Moldovan exports in January-May 2019 increased by 5.3%, versus the same period in 2018, reaching $1 billion 159.3 million

As the National Bureau of Statistics informed, the export of domestic goods in the first 5 months of 2019 amounted to about $816 million (70.4% of the total), increasing by 9.6% versus the same period of the previous year. At the same time, re-export of goods in January-May 2019 amounted to approximately $343.3 million (29.6% of the total), which is 3.5% less than the figure for the same period in 2018. At the same time, re-export goods after processing (clothing, shoes, parts of shoes, chairs, wiring and cable, other products for the automotive industry, peeled nuts, chairs and other furniture, suitcases, textiles, toys, etc.) amounted to 21.5% of the total export volume, and the classic re-export of foreign goods (drugs, cigarettes, wine distillates, whiskey, gin, vodka, liqueurs, beer, fuel, fabrics, knitted products, essential oils, perfumes, cosmetic products, vehicles, furniture, etc.) - 8.1%. According to the NBS, for the export of goods abroad during this period, road transport was most often used - 86% of the total, followed by sea transport - 7.6%, rail - 4.8%, air - 1.6%. In general, Moldovan exports to the EU countries in January-May 2019, compared with the same period in 2018, decreased by 0.6% - to $742.2 million, to the CIS countries - decreased by 4% - to $170.3 million, and to other countries - increased by 39.8% - to $246.8 million. The share of EU countries in the total Moldovan exports over the specified period decreased from 67.84% to 64.02%, the share of CIS countries decreased from 16.12% to 14.69%, while the share of other countries increased from 16.04% to 21.29%. At the same time, in the first 5 months of 2019, compared with the same period of 2018, Moldova increased exports to Turkey (2.5 times), to Romania (+ 13.8%), Germany (+ 9.2%), Poland (+16 , 8%), Russia (+ 6.2%), Switzerland (+ 17.8%), Syria (3.2 times), Spain (+ 23.8%), Cyprus (3.3 times), Indonesia (2.2 times), Canada (2.6 times), Czech Republic (+ 15.5%), Afghanistan (63.1 times), Israel (2.5 times), Egypt (7.2 times), Tunisia (38.5 times), Gibraltar (14.3 times), South Africa (2.5 times), Brazil (3086.2 times), Latvia (+ 17.2%), Finland (14.7 times), Hong Kong (4.3 times), Morocco (+ 31.2%), Swaziland (1.7 times), Montenegro (14.1 times), Kuwait (12.4 times), Pakistan (1.6 times). At the same time, the volume of Moldovan exports to the following countries decreased:UK (-42%), Italy (-7.8%), Portugal (-99.6%), Bulgaria (-31.5%), UAE (-85.7 %, France (-28.6%), Austria (-33.3%), Belarus (-14.4%), Greece (-36.6%), Serbia (-53.9%), Slovakia ( -51.8%), Ukraine (-9.4%), Kazakhstan (-46.7%), Georgia (-21.8%), Lithuania (-26.2%), Saudi Arabia (-41.9 %, Myanmar (-59.1%), Denmark (-77.6%), Iraq (-9.2%), Taiwan (-89.2%), Holland (-2.3%), Lebanon ( -4.9%), Northern Macedonia (-37.5%), Armenia (-38%), Nigeria (-31.3%), China (-3%), Azerbaijan (-9.6%). // 15.07.2019 - InfoMarket.

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