Imports to Spain declined 3.3 percent from a year earlier to EUR 26.93 billion in November 2019, amid lower acquisitions of capital goods (-2.4%), mostly automatic data machines & office equipment (-17.7%); chemicals (-2.8%), namely inorganic chemicals (-14.4%); cars and motorcycles (-12.7%); energy products (-13.3 percent), led by petroleum and derivatives (-12.1%), gas (-7.1%) and durable consumer goods (-2.7 percent), such as home appliances (-5.6%). Among major trade partners, imports from the Euro Area shrank (-1 percent), as declines from Germany (-3.9%), France (-2%) and Italy (-8.5%) outpaced increases from the Netherlands (2.1%), Portugal (5.8%) and Belgium (23.5%). Purchases also fell from China (-5.8%), Turkey (-2.4%), Switzerland (-26.8%), but were higher from the UK (3.1%) and the US (10%).

Imports in Spain averaged 8785142.31 EUR Thousand from 1962 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 30249871.83 EUR Thousand in October of 2018 and a record low of 37437.04 EUR Thousand in January of 1962. 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. source: Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo

Imports in Spain is expected to be 29900000.00 EUR Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Spain to stand at 25500000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Imports is projected to trend around 26400000.00 EUR Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Spain Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
26925000.00 29437972.94 30249871.83 37437.04 1962 - 2019 EUR Thousand Monthly

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).

Spain Imports by Category Last Previous
Non Energy 23488440.73 25801659.19 EUR THO Nov/19
Intermediate Goods 16685511.77 18082729.45 EUR THO Nov/19
Intermediate Goods - Non Energy Produc 13256565.61 14508207.91 EUR THO Nov/19
Intermediate Goods - Industrial 12662789.50 13806805.80 EUR THO Nov/19
Finished Industrial Products 8305024.02 9156068.20 EUR THO Nov/19
Consumer Goods 7765486.35 8715993.64 EUR THO Nov/19
Consumer Goods Excl. Energy 7757861.12 8654201.43 EUR THO Nov/19
Consumer Goods - Non Food 5838635.25 6578610.56 EUR THO Nov/19
Energy 3436571.39 3636313.76 EUR THO Nov/19
Intermediate Goods - Energy Products 3428946.16 3574521.54 EUR THO Nov/19
Consumer Goods - Non-durable 2923211.00 3392877.22 EUR THO Nov/19
Consumer Goods - Durable 2907799.02 3123941.13 EUR THO Nov/19
Capital Goods 2474014.00 2639249.85 EUR THO Nov/19
Consumer Goods - Food 1926851.10 2137383.08 EUR THO Nov/19
Capital Goods - Machinery Equipment 1720946.66 1775486.64 EUR THO Nov/19
Consumer Goods - Durable, Passenger Ca 1432649.12 1568029.29 EUR THO Nov/19
Intermediate Goods - Agriculture 593776.11 701402.07 EUR THO Nov/19
Capital Goods - Transport Equipment 340482.98 433526.82 EUR THO Nov/19
Consumer Goods - Energy 7625.23 61792.21 EUR THO Nov/19
Capital Goods - Transport Material, Ra 4378.00 3472.08 EUR THO Nov/19

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