Overview: In January 2021 Catalonia exported €5.25B and imported €6.08B, resulting in a negative trade balance of €827M. Between January 2020 and January 2021 the exports of Catalonia have decreased by $-737M (-12.3%) from €5.99B to €5.25B, while imports decreased by €-1.61B (-20.9%) from €7.68B to €6.08B.
Trade: In January 2021, the top exports of Catalonia were Cars (€524M), Packaged Medicaments (€248M), Pig Meat (€247M), Vehicle Parts (€167M), and Perfumes (€72M). In January 2021 the top imports of Catalonia were Cars (€390M), Vehicle Parts (€194M), Crude Petroleum (€189M), Packaged Medicaments (€162M), and Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds (€150M).
Destinations: In January 2021, Catalonia exported mostly to France (€924M), Germany (€590M), Italy (€496M), Portugal (€336M), and United Kingdom (€269M), and imported mostly from Germany (€956M), China (€678M), France (€626M), Italy (€476M), and Netherlands (€288M).
Growth: In January 2021, the decrease in Catalonia's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to Switzerland (€-143M or -48.9%), France (€-96.8M or -9.48%), and World (€-84.5M or -84.7%), and product exports decrease in Packaged Medicaments (€-186M or -42.9%), Refined Petroleum (€-165M or -80%), and Commodities not elsewhere specified (€-78M or -66.7%). In January 2021, the decrease in Catalonia's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Germany (€-260M or -21.4%), United Kingdom (€-138M or -72.2%), and United States (€-120M or -36.9%), and product imports decrease in Cars (€-329M or -45.8%), Refined Petroleum (€-201M or -67%), and Crude Petroleum (€-150M or -44.2%).