Import to Moldova in January-July 2018, compared with the same period in 2017, increased by 25%, amounting to $ 3 billion 223.5 million.

Import to Moldova in January-July 2018, compared with the same period in 2017, increased by 25%, amounting to $ 3 billion 223.5 million.

As InfoMarket agency was informed in the National Bureau of Statistics, most of the goods were imported into the country by road - 83.4% of the total. Rail transport accounted for 5.4% of total imports, sea transport 2.9%, air transportation 2.5%, and fixed transport facilities (gas pipelines, electric networks) 4.8% of total imports. In particular, the volume of imports to Moldova of products from the EU for 7 months 2018, compared with the same period in 2017, increased by 28.5% - to $ 1 billion 647.1 million, from the CIS countries - increased by 19.6% - up to $ 759.7 million. Import of goods from of other states increased by 23.5% up to $ 816.7 million. The share of the EU countries in the total volume of Moldovan imports increased from 49.72% to 51.1%, the share of CIS countries - decreased from 24.64% to 23.57% while the share of other states decreased from 25.64% to 25.34%. According to the NBS data, in January-July 2018, in comparison with the same period in 2017, the volume of imports to Moldova from Romania (+ 27.9%), Russia (+ 25.9%), China (+29 , 4%), Germany (+ 33.9%), Italy (+ 24.5%), Ukraine (+ 14.2%), Poland (+ 35.6%), Austria (+ 48.1%), Turkey (+ 12.1%), France (+ 30%), Kazakhstan (3.1 times), Hungary (+ 30.1%), Japan (1.8 times), Spain (36.8% ), The Czech Republic (+ 33%), the Netherlands (34.7%), Turkmenistan (1647.6 times), Belgium (+34.3%), South Korea (+ 49.9%), Serbia (1,7 times), Slovakia (+ 38.7%), Slovenia (+ 46.5%), Brazil (2.2 times), Israel (1.6 times), Sweden (32.8%), Vietnam (16.1%), Portugal (34.5%), Latvia (1.6 times), the United Arab Emirates (3.6 times), Taiwan (+ 15.2%), Thailand (45.7%), Ecuador (+ 19.1%), Mexico (1.7 times). At the same time, imports to Moldova decreased from the USA (-5,4%), Macedonia (-40,9%), Belarus (-1,4%) and other countries.//07.09.2018 — InfoMarket.

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