The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment published its May 2015 monthly report on foreign trade, which shows that Spain's agri-food and fisheries exports amounted to €3,784 M, an increase of 4.7% over the same month last year. Meanwhile, imports amounted to €2,594 M, leaving a balance of €1,190 M, an improvement of 26.9% over May 2014.
With regard to the rolling year (June 2014 to May 2015), the agri-food and fisheries sectors share in the whole of Spain's foreign trade was 17.1% in exports.
According to the report, agri-food, fish, food and forestry exports continue to grow, and products were exported worth €41,817 M, a 4% higher than the same period last year (June 2013 to May 2014), whereas the value of imports was €31,909 M, a 4.95% higher than the aforementioned period. Therefore, the annual balance stood at €9,908 M, an improvement of 1.05%.
In an analysis by subsector comparing May 2015 to May 2014, non-processed agricultural products are the biggest contribution to the increase in exports, an improvement of 14.2%, mainly due to pork, peaches, oranges and fresh strawberries exports.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 / MAGRAMA / Spain.