Emin Temalj | All from abroad The coverage of export imports is 16.5% because there is no domestic confectionery, juice, ice cream, pasta, pasteurized milk…

The total foreign trade goods of Montenegro for the first six months of 2018, according to the first Monstat data, amounted to 1.4 bn. euro, which is 13.8% more than in the same period last year. Imports were up 12.9% over the same period last year and amounted to 1.2 bn. euro.

The coverage of exported imports was 16.5% and was higher than the same period of last year. In the import facility, most of the machinery and transport equipment, with a total of 331 m euros. Significant funds in the first two quarters were also allocated for imports of medical and pharmaceutical products – EUR 41m, or 15% more than last year.

On imports of clothing in the first six months, EUR 34 million was spent and EUR 17.8 million was spent on training. For imports of pies in the first half of 2018, 28.9 million euros were allocated. or 7% more than last year.

The structure of Montenegrin imports shows the import of almost all products. There is no product that is not imported. This tells us that our production capacities do not exist. For such a wealth of wood we do not have a furniture factory. Changing the import structure remains one of the toughest issues to deal with for years.