The “historic record” of exports to the province

Exports from the JN province reached 646 million euros in the first five months of 2022, its “historic record” for the period thanks to an annual growth of 18.3%.

The difference with imports of 501 million allowed the province to maintain a healthy trade balance with foreign countries with a surplus of 145 million and a coverage rate of 129%, i.e. 20.1% more than at the same time. period in 2021. Provided by Xtenda-Andalusian Agency for Foreign Affairs Promotion.

On the product side, sales of nine of its first ten exported chapters increased between the months of January and May. The first is that of machinery, equipment and electrical materials with 245 million, 38% of the total and a drop of 8.7%; It is followed by olive oil with a growth of 166 million, 25.7 percent and 70 percent, making it the third fastest growing chapter.

in third place, plastics and their manufacturers, 55 million, with growth of 8.5% and 32%; While furniture is the fastest growing chapter: it multiplies its data by five (+449%) to 20.3 million and 3.1%.

Next come motor vehicles and tractors — 18.9 million, or 2.9% of total sales and an increase of 12.4% —; Aluminum and its manufacture, up 66% to 16.3 million and 2.5% and nuclear reactors, boilers and machines, up 15.4% to eleven million and 1.7%.

The synthetic filaments segment recorded an increase of €8.3 million, or 1.3% of the total, and an increase of 25.2%; Wood, charcoal and wood products, up eight million, 1.2% and 28.7%, and foundry, iron and steel manufacturing, 7.6 million, up 1.2% and 87% of the total, making it the second fastest growing chapter Is.

In the Zen outlet markets segment, nine of its top twelve markets grew in the first five months of 2022, reaching four continents. The first is Germany with exports down by 172 million, 26.7% of the total, and a drop of 6%.

It is followed by Italy with 131 million, 20.2% of the total, and a growth of 80%, which makes it the top 10 of the fastest growing markets; and Portugal, 67 million, with a growth of 10.3% and 39%, the third fastest growth.

France appears behind with 51 million, 7.9% of the total, and with a growth of 54%, making it the second destination with the strongest growth. They are followed by the United States in fifth place and first outside Europe, with 46 million, down 7.2% and 2.6%; Morocco, with 34 million, increased by 5.3% and 13.4%, and the United Kingdom with 29.8 million, up by 4.6% and 26%.

The value of geniense exports to Poland is 19.4 million, an increase of 3% of the total and an increase of 4.1%; Slovakia increased by 9.4 million, 1.5% and 22.6%, and the Netherlands by 8.2 million, 1.3% and 5.4%.

Mexico is the eleventh market – 7.1 million, with 1.1% and 2% growth – and China, the twelfth, with 6.2 million, 1.1% and 6.6% growth. hundred.

Joan J. Holland