Imports to Macedonia rose 7.5 percent year-on-year to USD 766.4 million in February 2019. Considering the first two months of the year, purchases went up 1.3 percent to USD 1,416.7 million, namely chemicals & related products (19.7 percent); crude materials inedible except fuels (24.6 percent), beverages & tobacco (18.4 percent) and mineral fuels & lubricants (15.5 percent). Imports advanced from Italy (1.9%), Turkey (5.2%) and Poland (23.4%). Imports in Macedonia averaged 475423.94 USD Thousands from 1994 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 896688 USD Thousands in October of 2018 and a record low of 152532 USD Thousands in February of 2003.
Imports in Macedonia is expected to be 759000.00 USD Thousands by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Macedonia to stand at 811000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Macedonia Imports is projected to trend around 801000.00 USD Thousands in 2020, according to our econometric models.