Spain Imports  1962-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Spain increased 13.6 percent to EUR 27.60 billion in July 2018 from EUR 24.29 a year earlier, mainly due to purchases of energy products (31.6 percent); namely oil & by-products (31.3 percent) and natural gas (41.7 percent); equipment goods (11.5 percent) such as machinery for industry (9.0 percent); chemicals (12.1 percent), including medicines (15.4 percent), plastics (10.1 percent) and organic chemicals (19.3 percent); non-chemical semi-manufactured products (21.6 percent); vehicles (8.2 percent) and raw materials (31.1 percent). Among major trade partners, imports grew mainly from Germany (13.1 percent), France (9.7 percent), Italy (5.2 percent), Portugal (22.1 percent) the Netherlands (5.3 percent) and the UK (2.1 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 -3247700.00 -2448240.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 24354883.87 24724040.73 26225818.43 14286.06 EUR Thousand [+]
Imports 27602500.00 27172281.00 27684374.00 37437.07 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 107.00 977.00 5059.00 -12368.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.90 1.90 1.90 -9.60 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 100.50 101.40 123.70 62.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3789.00 4790.00 23250.00 -9566.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 4963.00 5454.00 17904.00 -11878.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 3347.00 3503.00 3590.00 732.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 10201.46 9979.78 10493.44 1397.41 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 281.60 281.60 523.47 281.58 Tonnes [+]
Tourism Revenues 7682.00 6520.00 7752.00 890.00 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27602500.00 27172281.00 27684374.00 37437.07 1962 - 2018 EUR Thousand Monthly




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