3.1 VALUE OF IMPORTS BY MAJOR COMMODITY GROUP                                      
  Growth Rates in Percent                                            
  for the periods indicated                                            
   
                                             
  Commodity Group 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 1998 1999  
   
                                               
    Capital Goods -74.1 -5.4 36.3 39.4 22.4 16.9 30.4 37.2 -16.1 -43.5 12162 11437 8377 #NAME? 8743 #VALUE! #REF!  
   Power Generating & Specialized Machines -50.1 -18.3 37.0 44.9 20.4 14.9 26.9 4.3 -32.5 -6.7 2471 1972 1784 #NAME? 2000 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Office & EDP Machines -92.0 19.8 144.4 -25.7 21.5 57.7 65.1 63.6 11.6 -6.3 1536 2231 3273 #NAME? 3361 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Telecommunication Eqpt. & Elect. Mach.  -85.9 22.0 24.0 30.1 32.2 26.9 31.1 52.9 6.7 -72.8 6973 6089 2082 #NAME? 2103 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Land Transport Eqpt. excl. Passenger Cars  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
       & Motorized Cycle -33.6 -36.9 45.7 36.5 8.4 50.1 36.5 -2.3 -44.6 26.3 661 678 765 #NAME? 608 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Aircraft, Ships & Boats 55.6 -22.0 28.2 137.0 10.5 -42.6 0.0 213.5 -86.4 -48.5 119 117 134 #NAME? 153 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Prof. Sci. & Cont. Inst.; Photographic -63.7 1.4 20.1 45.1 20.3 18.5 30.2 0.4 -16.7 1.0 402 350 339 #NAME? 518 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Eqpt. & Optical Goods 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
    Raw Materials & Intermediate Goods -49.9 0.7 15.5 16.2 22.3 26.7 15.5 4.1 -20.8 52.1 15163 14954 23775 #NAME? 26409 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Unprocessed Raw Materials -26.3 -2.4 12.6 3.6 30.3 22.2 10.1 -4.4 -29.0 30.0 1337 1370 1415 #NAME? 1502 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Wheat -11.3 -21.8 36.6 10.6 24.6 7.7 7.4 12.8 -41.1 45.8 353 427 486 #NAME? 336 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Corn -35.9 -100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 160.6 -37.2 44.4 -53.8 58 26 50 #NAME? 12 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Unmilled cereals excl. rice & corn 0.0 0.0 600.0 -85.7 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -50.0 -100.0 4 2 0 #NAME? 0 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Crude materials, inedible -30.6 12.2 2.7 8.3 29.8 26.5 9.6 -12.6 -26.7 32.5 820 854 809 #NAME? 987 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Pulp & waste paper -27.3 0.0 -2.1 19.1 12.5 81.0 -23.7 -13.8 -10.7 17.9 93 70 62 #NAME? 75 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Cotton 24.6 5.3 -2.5 -14.1 59.7 2.8 14.5 -15.1 -43.9 15.0 53 50 43 #NAME? 49 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Syn. fibers -1.2 9.6 13.2 -25.2 49.4 2.6 0.0 -6.8 -25.5 6.1 87 72 68 #NAME? 97 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Metalliferous ores -28.9 30.2 -9.0 18.2 31.7 32.1 -2.8 -9.1 -34.1 42.6 242 304 239 #NAME? 397 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Others -50.3 2.5 15.6 22.8 17.3 27.0 36.0 -15.8 -19.1 38.2 345 358 397 #NAME? 369 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Tobacco, unmanufactured -22.4 20.3 29.6 -39.1 60.7 -2.2 -29.5 95.2 -38.8 40.5 102 61 70 #NAME? 167 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Semi-Processed Raw Materials -52.5 1.3 16.0 18.3 21.2 27.4 16.3 5.3 -19.8 54.6 13826 13584 22360 #NAME? 24907 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Feeding stuffs for animals -38.5 -12.1 21.6 25.8 -16.7 34.9 -25.1 57.9 -9.0 -28.6 269 303 357 #NAME? 416 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Animal & vegetable oils & fats -57.6 -12.0 54.5 -29.4 58.3 0.0 50.0 1.8 1.7 71.2 66 46 52 #NAME? 105 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Chemical -38.0 -2.9 12.3 11.8 20.9 19.3 7.0 8.5 -21.0 13.6 2620 2515 2555 #NAME? 3181 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Chemical compounds -21.3 -0.5 6.6 0.4 12.0 24.2 0.6 4.6 -18.4 15.2 679 630 629 #NAME? 725 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Medicinal & pharmaceutical chem. -52.6 -4.1 20.4 15.8 32.3 11.8 8.5 4.1 -6.0 17.0 334 343 365 #NAME? 421 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Urea 5.8 -19.2 27.1 -10.7 34.3 22.2 -2.7 -16.8 -23.6 11.8 74 83 59 #NAME? 77 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Fertilizer excl. urea -35.1 18.0 -2.8 -17.1 37.9 6.3 2.4 43.7 -24.8 -13.8 95 104 103 #NAME? 112 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Artificial resins -41.5 -1.5 15.0 19.4 28.3 22.7 13.3 8.2 -34.5 6.7 695 608 650 #NAME? 879 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Others -48.1 -7.3 14.8 28.1 13.1 15.7 8.2 14.7 -12.8 21.5 743 747 749 #NAME? 967 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Manufactured goods -36.1 -4.5 24.8 21.1 11.7 23.5 10.5 0.9 -29.5 13.1 3151 3073 3119 #NAME? 3489 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Paper & paper products -47.9 -10.1 24.0 21.9 38.1 18.8 -0.3 9.1 -21.1 20.7 333 325 324 #NAME? 382 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Textile yarn, fabrics & made-up articles -30.7 -1.5 19.1 9.7 10.8 11.8 -5.4 11.4 -14.1 7.1 804 800 811 #NAME? 740 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Non-metallic mineral mftures. -20.8 -44.7 100.0 -17.5 13.5 57.6 48.4 2.9 -49.3 13.9 217 235 163 #NAME? 160 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Iron & steel -25.0 -1.4 19.9 21.3 6.1 50.8 9.5 -12.3 -39.4 24.0 886 833 974 #NAME? 1218 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Non-ferrous metals -37.5 -4.0 22.9 0.0 24.4 28.8 3.6 7.8 -24.1 27.5 386 354 354 #NAME? 453 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Metal products -64.5 10.6 20.5 108.0 6.8 -24.0 36.4 26.2 -27.4 -18.6 290 324 285 #NAME? 320 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Others -40.2 -5.3 44.9 27.7 7.6 22.1 34.6 -14.9 -36.6 23.8 235 202 208 #NAME? 216 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Embroideries 22.8 20.7 -2.3 -6.8 -12.2 14.8 -26.1 2.3 -3.1 -3.5 310 284 291 #NAME? 239 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Mat/Acc  for the mftr. of elect. eqpt. -76.1 9.2 16.0 29.1 49.9 39.1 36.0 5.4 -14.3 109.9 7309 7291 15927 #NAME? 17402 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Iron ore, not agglomerated -34.1 31.5 -18.3 41.4 -22.0 39.1 -6.7 -2.4 0.0 -29.6 101 72 59 #NAME? 75 #VALUE! #REF!  
   
    Mineral Fuels & Lubricant   9.0 -3.1 14.9 -1.7 1.2 20.6 22.2 2.2 -34.3 20.4 3876 3372 3273 #NAME? 4714 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Coal, Coke -66.7 80.6 -53.8 3.3 6.5 78.8 37.3 34.6 0.9 -12.7 92 105 104 #NAME? 137 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Petroleum Crude   10.5 -11.6 16.2 -19.1 -0.6 47.6 27.3 0.0 -41.7 39.4 3050 2695 2263 #NAME? 2520 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Others   -53.4 43.0 23.2 70.2 4.5 -32.6 -0.4 8.1 -5.9 -29.1 734 572 906 #NAME? 2057 #VALUE! #REF!  
    Consumer Goods -59.5 -6.7 25.4 27.9 32.9 32.0 19.6 -7.2 -15.1 0.9 2522 2483 2580 #NAME? 3027 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Durable -56.5 21.9 29.7 35.8 33.5 29.8 13.3 -8.3 -40.6 21.2 1071 947 981 #NAME? 1288 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Passenger cars & motorized cycle -8.5 19.1 30.1 41.4 32.7 28.2 16.4 -31.0 -63.5 29.8 370 313 332 #NAME? 480 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Home appliances -72.2 36.0 47.1 18.0 61.0 60.0 -19.1 15.4 -37.3 53.9 160 116 115 #NAME? 227 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Misc. manufactures -73.7 23.7 26.1 31.6 29.5 25.2 18.2 22.2 -21.1 12.7 541 518 534 #NAME? 581 #VALUE! #REF!  
  Non-Durable -61.1 -23.5 21.3 20.0 32.2 34.5 26.6 -6.1 9.3 -9.7 1451 1536 1599 #NAME? 1739 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Food & live animals chiefly for food -60.8 -26.8 22.2 13.3 27.9 47.7 31.1 -9.1 11.7 -10.5 1321 1348 1387 #NAME? 1603 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Dairy products -15.7 -16.6 19.9 2.8 21.5 29.4 -4.9 4.1 -25.9 3.7 390 435 352 #NAME? 484 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Fish & fish preparation -15.8 29.2 -1.6 -19.7 8.2 11.3 16.9 1.4 -18.6 31.6 57 36 58 #NAME? 36 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Rice  -80.0 -100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 286.8 -28.2 177.7 -62.6 123 137 211 #NAME? 232 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Fruits & vegetables -52.8 -26.0 45.9 22.2 50.0 -2.0 26.8 11.4 -21.2 30.6 124 122 108 #NAME? 102 #VALUE! #REF!  
        Others -71.0 -6.3 29.3 16.5 53.5 62.2 24.9 -12.9 -9.8 24.8 627 618 658 #NAME? 749 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Beverages & tobacco mfture. -55.6 17.9 12.1 108.1 79.2 -47.8 -36.1 63.0 -14.7 9.4 76 132 161 #NAME? 74 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Articles of apparel, access. -76.4 46.2 15.8 40.9 3.2 53.1 10.2 20.4 -15.4 -9.1 54 56 51 #NAME? 62 #VALUE! #REF!  
    Special Transactions -70.1 27.1 -5.9 18.6 34.2 32.8 7.7 16.8 5.0 -2.6 767 814 1234 #NAME? 1148 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Articles temporarily imported & exported -82.9 32.0 -9.6 48.6 63.2 22.1 33.0 23.3 1.2 2.0 426 487 971 #NAME? 616 #VALUE! #REF!  
     Others -39.9 23.8 -3.3 -1.5 4.9 49.6 -24.7 2.3 15.4 -13.6 341 327 263 #NAME? 532 #VALUE! #REF!  
      TOTAL IMPORTS -58.7 -1.3 20.5 21.2 21.2 23.7 20.8 14.0 -18.8 39.7 34490 33060 39239 #NAME? 44041 #VALUE! #REF!