Imports in the first 10 months of 2022 have surpassed the total for 2021
The DKK 10.5 billion in imports from January to October 2022 is a 39% increase on the same period last year. Excluding imports of ships and aircraft, this increase stands at 25%. The total import value for the first 10 months of this year is 13% higher than the DKK 9.3 billion in total imports in 2021, which was a record-high figure.
Oil prices remain high, which is clearly reflected in the import figures. Fuel imports totalled DKK 2.1 billion in the first 10 months of 2022, an 85.3% increase on the same period in 2021.
Excluding fuels from these figures, the biggest increase in import value was in industrial materials. While imports for household consumption increased by only about 1%, imports of industrial materials increased by 20-30% in the first 10 months of this year.
Imports from Russia amounted to DKK 349,000 in October 2022. These imports predominantly consisted of construction materials and raw materials for fish production.