Wood and animal breeding, lucrative during crisis
According to figures collected by County Statistics Department Bistrita Nasaud, even if overall exports in April reported a 14.7-percent shrinkage as against the same period of the previous year, there have been business operators whose products were very sought-after.
Thus, exports of wood or wattle products reached over 1.5 million lei in April, up 67.5 percent as against one year ago. Exporters of live animals and animal products gained over 1.4 million euros (up 41 percent), whereas exporters of common metals and metal products had revenues worth 2.37 million euros (up 21 percent).
In Q1 this year, the volume of exports in Bistrita Nasaud was of some 113.3 million euros, down by 21.9 percent as against the same period of last year.