Croatian five-month production and trade4 July 2008
Croatia's Central Bureau of Statistics reports that the production of leather and leather products in Croatia in the first five months of this year was 16.8% higher than in the same period in 2007. In comparison, industrial output in Croatia was 3.6% higher year-on-year.
Croatia exported leather and leather products worth US$156 million in the first five months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 10.9%. Croatian imports of the same types of commodities in the January to May period were 16.7% higher year-on-year at US$215 million.