The health crisis has also succeeded with one of the great bastions of the Catalan economy: foreign trade. In 2020, the year of the outbreak of the pandemic, Catalonia exported a total of 66,265 million euros, a figure 10.3% lower than the volume recorded a year ago. It is the first time in a decade that the Principality closes the year with lower levels than the previous year. All in all, there is little good news. The first, which remains the main exporting community in Spain far behind the rest. It is responsible for 25.4% of state exports. The second, that the monthly indicators point out that the sector is beginning to recover.