24 TRADE INDICES                                                
    1995 - 2006                                                  
    Base year = 1995                                                  
   
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006  
                                                             
   
  Volume Index  
  Imports 100.00 117.40 127.6 101.8 113.6 119.9 117.1 138.83 142.00 164.8 146.92 150.75  
  Exports 100.00 108.6 131.2 142.1 154.7 178.30 158 185.83 175.42 196.6 186.00 221.92  
   
  Price Index  
  Imports 100.00 105.00 107.00 110.00 103.00 99.00 95.33 96.00 99.58 100.8 118.83 129.17  
  Exports 100.00 106.00 110.00 119.00 131.00 123.00 117.50 110.33 118.33 115.8 127.33 124.00  
   
  Value Index  
  Imports 100.00 122.19 135.40 111.77 115.78 118.27 111.36 133.50 141.28 166 174.38 194.43  
  Exports 100.00 117.73 144.59 169.06 200.79 218.25 184.24 201.80 207.67 227.4 236.27 270.16  
   
  Net Terms of Trade 100.00 100.95 102.80 108.18 127.18 124.24 123.26 114.93 118.83 115 107.15 96.00  
   
  Purchasing Power of   
       Exports 100.00 109.60 134.90 153.67 196.73 221.52 194.70 213.57 208.44 226 199.30 213.04  
   
   
  2005 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2006 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec  
  Volume Index  
  Imports 146.92 142.00 125.00 152.00 155.00 153.00 159.00 140.00 155.00 152.00 150.00 144.00 136.00 150.75 140.00 117.00 150.00 148.00 143.00 160.00 157.00 169.00 147.00 166.00 161.00 151.00  
  Exports 186.00 184.00 161.00 182.00 192.00 186.00 180.00 202.00 200.00 183.00 207.00 170.00 185.00 221.92 152.00 171.00 225.00 232.00 210.00 213.00 208.00 249.00 279.00 284.00 245.00 195.00  
   
  Price Index  
  Imports 118.83 106.00 110.00 109.00 114.00 106.00 114.00 124.00 124.00 129.00 125.00 125.00 140.00 129.17 119.00 130.00 125.00 135.00 141.00 128.00 127.00 131.00 134.00 128.00 127.00 125.00  
  Exports 127.33 123.00 128.00 123.00 116.00 122.00 128.00 119.00 121.00 138.00 121.00 147.00 142.00 124.00 150.00 139.00 126.00 116.00 127.00 131.00 133.00 118.00 103.00 102.00 113.00 130.00  
   
  Value Index  
  Imports 174.38 150.09 137.84 165.32 176.83 162.11 181.14 173.32 191.68 196.12 188.07 179.75 190.34 194.43 166.27 151.83 187.10 199.72 201.13 205.02 199.53 220.84 196.95 211.92 203.92 188.95  
  Exports 236.27 225.93 205.69 224.21 222.85 227.32 231.00 240.94 241.60 252.76 249.98 249.74 263.23 270.16 228.59 237.09 283.87 269.10 266.69 278.56 276.24 294 287.39 289.38 277.25 253.83  
   
  Net Terms of Trade 107.15 116.04 116.36 112.84 101.75 115.09 112.28 95.97 97.58 106.98 96.80 117.60 101.43 96.00 126.05 106.92 100.80 85.93 90.07 102.34 104.72 90.08 76.87 79.69 88.98 104.00  
   
  Purchasing Power of   
       Exports 199.30 213.51 187.34 205.37 195.36 214.07 202.10 193.86 195.16 195.77 200.38 199.92 187.65 213.04 191.60 182.84 226.80 199.35 189.15 217.99 217.83 224.29 214.46 226.31 217.99 202.80  
   
                                                             
  Source of data: National Statistics Office (NSO)