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12-03-2019 13:42

Foreign Trade Statistics for December 2018

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announces that it has published the new monthly electronic publication “Intra-Extra EU Trade Statistics (Summarised Data)” for December 2018.

The main developments in Cyprus foreign trade were:

(a)    Total imports (covering total imports from third countries and from EU Member States) in January-December 2018 amounted to €9.160,6 mn as compared to €8.216,2 mn in January-December 2017. Total exports (covering total exports to third countries and to EU Member States) in January-December 2018 were €4.263,6 mn compared to €2.968,4 mn in January-December 2017. The trade deficit was €4.897,0  mn in January-December 2018 compared to €5.247,8 mn in the corresponding period of 2017.

(b)  During December 2018 total imports (covering total imports from third countries and from EU Member States) valued at €847,7 mn as compared to €725,3 mn in December 2017.

(c)    Total exports (covering total exports to third countries and to EU Member States), including stores and provisions, in December 2018 amounted to €163,6 mn as compared to €232,9 mn in December 2017. Exports of domestically produced goods, including stores and provisions in December 2018 were €92,3 mn as compared to €98,1 mn in December 2017 whilst exports of foreign goods, including stores and provisions, in December 2018 were €71,3 mn as compared to €134,8 mn in December 2017. Total domestic exports of industrial products in December 2018 were €85,1 mn compared to €87,2 mn in December 2017. Total domestic exports of agricultural products in December 2018 were €5,1 mn compared to €8,2 mn in December 2017.

The monthly electronic publication “Intra-Extra EU Trade Statistics (Summarised Data)” for December 2018 is available for download free of charge from the website of the Statistical Service, under the Section “Publications”.

(ML)