New Electronic Publication: Intra-Extra EU Trade Statistics (summarised data), Dec 2019

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announces that it has published the new monthly electronic publication “Intra-Extra EU Trade Statistics (Summarised Data)” for December 2019.

The main developments in Cyprus foreign trade were:

(a) Total imports (covering total imports from third countries and from EU Member States) in January-December 2019 amounted to €8.235,9 mn as compared to €9.200,0 mn in January-December 2018. Total exports (covering total exports to third countries and to EU Member States) in January-December 2019 were €3.146,2 mn compared to €4.309,9 mn in January-December 2018. The trade deficit was €5.089,7 mn in January-December 2019 compared to €4.890,1 mn in the corresponding period of 2018.

Total imports in January-December 2019 include the transfer of economic ownership of mobile transport equipment (vessels), with total value of €1.094,5 mn as compared to €1.875,1 mn in January-December 2018. Total exports in January-December 2019 include the transfer of economic ownership of mobile transport equipment (vessels), with total value of €995,2 mn as compared to €1.455,6 mn in January-December 2018.

(b) During December 2019 total imports (covering total imports from third countries and from EU Member States) valued at €691,6 mn as compared to €858,4 mn in December 2018.

(c) Total exports (covering total exports to third countries and to EU Member States), including stores and provisions, in December 2019 amounted to €253,7 mn as compared to €167,5 mn in December 2018. Exports of domestically produced goods, including stores and provisions in December 2019 were €93,1 mn as compared to €92,2mn in December 2018 whilst exports of foreign goods, including stores and provisions, in December 2019 were €160,6 mn as compared to €75,3 mn in December 2018. Total domestic exports of industrial products in December 2019 were €83,8 mn compared to €84,6 mn in December 2018. Total domestic exports of agricultural products in December 2019 were €6,9 mn compared to €5,1 mn in December 2018.

The monthly electronic publication “Intra-Extra EU Trade Statistics (Summarised Data)” for December 2019 is available for download free of charge from the website of the Statistical Service.

Source: Republic of Cyprus, Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service