Tarragona exports almost 15% more than last year
Exports to the province of Tarragona have grown to 826.6 million euros in August, 14.8% more than the same month last year, according to data from the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism made public this Tuesday. Between January and August of this year, exports have been estimated at 7,130.9 million euros, which represents an increase of 15.4%.
The most exported products in the Tarragona and Ebrense counties continue to be those of the chemical sector for a value of 363.9 million (+16.6%) and those of food, beverages and tobacco for 108.6 million (+22.6%). ). On the other hand, imports have climbed to 1,556.8 million euros during August, 35.6% more than the same month of the previous year.
As for the accumulated, exports of chemical products have been estimated at 3,114.2 million euros, which represents an increase of 30% compared to the months of January to August last year. In the case of food, beverages and tobacco, they add up to 861.1 million euros (+13.1%).
During the first eight months of the year, the import of chemical products has reached 2,161.3 million euros and food at 1,566.7 million, with an increase of 41% and 48.4%, respectively.