The volume of Moldovan exports in January-July 2018 increased by 25.8%, compared to the same period in 2017, amounting to $1 billion 534.1 million
As the InfoMarket agency was informed in the National Bureau of Statistics, the export of domestic goods over 7 months of 2018 amounted to $1 billion 018.9 million (66.4% of the total), having increased by 32.2%, compared with the same period of the last year. At the same time, the re-export of goods in January-July 2018 amounted to $515.2 million (33.6% of the total), exceeding by 14.7% the figures for the same period of 2017. At the same time, re-export of goods after processing (clothes, shoes, armchairs, electrical wiring and cable for the automotive industry, peeled nuts, chairs and other furniture, suitcases, etc.) accounted for 24.6% of the total exports, and the classical re-export of foreign goods (drugs, cigarettes, vodka, liqueurs and other strong drinks, fabrics, knitwear, essential oils, perfumes and cosmetics, then fuel, vehicles, etc.) - 9%. According to the NBS data, most frequently it was used automobile transport for the export of goods abroad in the indicated period - 87.4% of the total volume, followed by sea transport - 7.1%, railway transport - 3.2%, air transport - 2.2%. In general, Moldovan exports to the EU countries in January-July 2018, in comparison with the same period of 2017, increased by 35.4% - to $1 billion 053.6 million, to the CIS countries - decreased by 3.9% to $245.3 million, and to other countries it increased by 26.2% to $235.2 million. The share of the EU countries in the total volume of Moldovan exports for the relevant period increased from 63.8% to 68.68% , the share of the CIS countries - decreased from 20.92% to 15.99%, while the share of other countries increased from 15.28% to 15.33%. Over 7 months of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, Moldova increased exports to Romania (+ 37.4%), Italy (1.6 times), Germany (1.6 times), Switzerland (2, 1 times), Poland (+34.3%), France (1.7 times), Ukraine (+ 33.7%), Serbia (3.7 times), Holland (1.7 times), Portugal (139.7 times), Greece (1.6 times), Slovakia (2.4 times), Austria (38.4%), the Czech Republic (39.5%), Spain (1.6 ), the United Arab Emirates (4.7 times), Lebanon (1.8 times), the United States (28.7%), China (+ 30.7%), Georgia (+ 19.8%), Saudi Arabia (1.9 times), Belgium (+ 27.6%), Myanmar (5.2 times), Lithuania (+ 23.7%), Latvia (+ 36.2%), Indonesia (+44.5%), Thailand (5.1 times), Morocco (3.2 times). At the same time, the volume of Moldovan exports to the UK decreased (-31.9%) as well as to Bulgaria (-28.6%), Russia (-8%), Belarus (-14.4%), Iraq (-20.9 %), Uzbekistan (-53.8%), Syria (-49.3%), Macedonia (-51.4%), Malaysia (-24.2%), etc. //07/09.2018 - InfoMarket.