Imports to Malta declined 11.8 percent year-on-year to EUR 465.7 million in April 2018, mainly dragged down by lower purchases of mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials (-38.3 percent); chemicals (-0.8 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (-6.8 percent). Year-to-date, imports surged 31.5 percent to EUR 2,564.1 million. Imports in Malta averaged 350209.55 EUR Thousand from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1010634 EUR Thousand in March of 2019 and a record low of 162800 EUR Thousand in August of 1997.
Imports in Malta is expected to be 592600.00 EUR Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Malta to stand at 498400.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malta Imports is projected to trend around 501400.00 EUR Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.