11th April 2021

Catalan exports hit €24.1bn – a new record

Catalan exports reached a new record between January and April hitting €24.1 billion, according to figures released on Thursday by the Spanish Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Sales abroad during the first quarter were up 4.5% in comparison to the same period last year. April also registered a historical figure, with sales of up to €5.9bn, an 8.1% increase in comparison to 2017.

Catalonia accounts for a quarter of all exports in Spain, 25.5%.

Automobile and chemical companies were those driving most of the sales.

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