Imports to Spain went up 5.8 percent year-on-year to EUR 23.77 billion in August 2018 from EUR 22.46 in the same month a year ago, driven by purchases of energy products (44.6 percent); chemicals (11.8 percent); non-chemical semi-manufactured products (9.6 percent); other goods (12.2 percent) and consumption goods (3.2 percent). Meanwhile, purchases fell for equipment goods (-7.4 percent); vehicles (-6.9 percent); raw materials (-5.5 percent) and food , beverages and tobacco (-4.3 percent). Among major trade partners, imports rose mostly from Italy (19.9 percent), the UK (16.2 percent), Portugal (5.3 percent), China (4.1 percent) and France (1.8 percent). Imports in Spain averaged 8360096.93 EUR Thousand from 1962 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 27684374 EUR Thousand in March of 2017 and a record low of 37437.07 EUR Thousand in January of 1962.

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Spain Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3057300.00 -3247700.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 20714800.00 24354883.87 26225818.43 14286.06 EUR Thousand [+]
Imports 23772100.00 27602500.00 27684374.00 37437.07 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 1830.00 110.00 5059.00 -12368.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.90 1.90 1.90 -9.60 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 99.60 100.50 123.70 62.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 388.00 3789.00 23250.00 -9566.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 2880.00 4963.00 17904.00 -11878.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 3347.00 3503.00 3590.00 732.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 8924.33 10201.46 10493.44 1397.41 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 281.60 281.60 523.47 281.58 Tonnes [+]
Tourism Revenues 8032.00 7682.00 8032.00 890.00 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 1.70 1.20 6.52 1.20 [+]
Weapons Sales 814.00 507.00 1429.00 2.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 1991484000.00 1977387000.00 1991484000.00 618600000.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 2.00 2.00 17.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Spain Imports

In 2017, imports to Spain rose 10.5 percent from the previous year to an all-time high of EUR 302 billion, mainly driven by a surge in domestic demand and an increase in energy prices. Within the Autonomous Communities, the biggest importers were Catalonia (28 percent of total imports), Madrid (20 percent) Andalusia (10 percent) and Valencia (9 percent). Spain main imports were: capital goods (22 percent of total imports); chemicals (15 percent); energy products (13 percent); automotive sector (13 percent); consumer goods (12 percent); food, beverages and tobacco (12 percent); and non-chemical semi-manufactured products (7 percent). Main import partners were: Germany (13 percent of total imports); France (11 percent); China (9 percent); Italy (7 percent); the US (5 percent); the UK and Portugal (4 percent each); and Morocco and Turkey (2 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - Spain Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23772100.00 27602500.00 27684374.00 37437.07 1962 - 2018 EUR Thousand Monthly




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