According to the preliminary data of the State Statistical Office, the export value of goods in the Republic of Macedonia in the period January - October 2015 was 3,727,570 thousand US dollars, and the import value was 5 ,253,133 thousand US dollars. Import coverage by export was 71%. The trade deficit in the period January - October 2015 was 1,525,553 thousand US dollars.

The external trade by products shows that in the exports the most significant products are supported catalysts with precious metal or precious metal compounds as the active substance, ferro-nickel, ignition wiring sets and other wiring sets of a kind used in vehicles, aircraft or ships, iron and steel products (flat-rolled products). In the imports, the most significant products are the platinum and platinum alloys, unwrought or in powder form, petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (other than crude), electricity and other metals of the platinum group and alloys thereof, unwrought or in powder form.

Countries with the highest volume of commodity exchange with the
Republic of Macedonia, January - October 2015

 

Country Volume in 000 US $ Export in 000 US $ Import in 000 US $  
TOTAL 8 980 713 3 727 580 5 253 133  
Germany 2 282 985 1 637 912 645 074  
Great Britain 579 599 40 149 539 450  
Serbia 566 347 168 194 398 153  
Greece 560 029 139 519 420 509  
Bulgaria 511 421 232 581 278 840  
Italy 466 912 153 804 313 108  
China 444 300 133 794 310 507  
Turkey 310 613 59 645 250 968  
Romania 255 573 83 288 172 285  
Belgium 174 003 112 804 61 199  
Kosovo 173 001 151 535 21 466  
Russia 160 249 25 483 134 766  
Slovenia 153 248 46 619 106 629  
Croatia 150 279 69 113 81 166  
South Africa 149 422 10 682 138 740  
Holland 146 823 48 859 97 964  
Austria 146 246 32 483 113 763  
Spain 143 648 79 945 63 702  
Bosna & Herzegovina 117 464 66 763 50 701  
France 115 373 33 795 81 578