T6.2 VALUE OF IMPORTS AND EXPORTS BY MAJOR TRADING PARTNERS 1997 (1,000 US dollars)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ | | | Increase (Jan.-May) Country | Exports | Imports | over the Same Period or | | | of Last Year (%) Region |--------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------- | May | Jan.-May | May | Jan.-May | Exports | Imports ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ National Total | 15,192,370 | 65,476,011 | 11,558,353 | 51,560,876 | 26.4 | -1.2 Asia | 9,174,071 | 39,934,270 | 7,221,212 | 31,802,549 | 26.2 | 2.4 Bangladesh | 76,495 | 279,451 | 4,335 | 15,844 | 5.1 | 0.3 Hong Kong | 3,759,944 | 15,919,430 | 642,132 | 2,557,823 | 46.3 | -17.2 India | 73,075 | 322,192 | 79,103 | 411,748 | 31.0 | 47.6 Indonesia | 171,010 | 642,767 | 174,778 | 1,103,157 | 55.1 | 36.1 Japan | 2,528,179 | 11,992,128 | 2,606,673 | 10,253,531 | 8.5 | -6.7 Macao | 53,821 | 228,869 | 13,092 | 48,568 | 8.0 | 7.8 Malaysia | 170,621 | 697,923 | 215,314 | 881,134 | 54.1 | 10.3 Philippines | 97,980 | 507,511 | 38,359 | 118,482 | 42.5 | -14.4 Saudi Arabia | 63,064 | 289,163 | 54,619 | 266,233 | 4.9 | -23.7 Singapore | 329,807 | 1,508,426 | 315,615 | 1,569,535 | 11.5 | 15.6 Korea, Rep. | 837,467 | 3,365,758 | 1,242,808 | 5,346,577 | 30.9 | 15.0 Thailand | 133,728 | 610,554 | 162,344 | 714,178 | 31.8 | 1.5 Taiwan | 284,998 | 1,196,518 | 1,424,962 | 5,971,217 | 15.1 | 4.4 Africa | 245,547 | 1,109,225 | 231,845 | 972,862 | 28.9 | 58.1 South Africa | 61,307 | 283,970 | 66,451 | 279,585 | 20.7 | 6.6 Europe | 2,354,037 | 10,156,669 | 1,900,109 | 9,289,776 | 19.0 | -12.4 Belgium | 123,309 | 498,010 | 66,162 | 376,210 | 36.6 | -3.5 Denmark | 22,696 | 120,280 | 21,238 | 110,657 | 22.5 | -4.6 United Kingdom | 329,786 | 1,326,737 | 145,588 | 708,739 | 21.4 | -2.7 Germany | 538,115 | 2,346,417 | 425,393 | 2,202,063 | 9.9 | -19.6 France | 205,304 | 825,748 | 147,957 | 752,510 | 18.4 | -16.2 Italy | 195,309 | 832,337 | 186,884 | 910,100 | 19.6 | -26.9 Holland | 354,643 | 1,588,306 | 76,598 | 412,014 | 32.3 | 6.2 Spain | 103,022 | 455,102 | 21,101 | 309,153 | 23.0 | 6.8 Austria | 15,284 | 70,039 | 24,670 | 98,742 | 25.6 | -19.6 Finland | 18,204 | 89,626 | 68,537 | 261,389 | 36.8 | 58.4 Sweden | 38,463 | 163,647 | 68,213 | 403,875 | 23.1 | -10.9 Switzerland | 53,158 | 200,227 | 56,620 | 268,114 | 24.5 | -23.7 Kazakhstan | 6,675 | 28,094 | 37,236 | 155,472 | 22.1 | 12.2 Russia | 112,916 | 557,351 | 420,417 | 1,761,774 | -19.4 | -14.0 Slovenia | 1,943 | 7,497 | 82 | 597 | 22.1 | -91.2 Latin America | 349,574 | 1,465,634 | 260,960 | 1,157,033 | 49.4 | -9.8 Brazil | 86,388 | 388,121 | 67,553 | 349,279 | 95.5 | -34.4 Venezuela | 7,495 | 29,419 | 695 | 8,994 | 84.3 | 10.8 North America | 2,888,960 | 11,981,373 | 1,600,174 | 7,069,517 | 31.5 | 0.0 Canada | 150,334 | 696,259 | 173,674 | 828,898 | 31.7 | -7.9 United States | 2,738,616 | 11,284,235 | 1,426,479 | 6,240,390 | 31.4 | 1.0 Oceania | 180,180 | 828,840 | 344,002 | 1,268,382 | 24.6 | -20.5 Australia | 151,360 | 697,101 | 307,971 | 1,134,210 | 22.0 | -19.3 New Zealand | 23,168 | 109,410 | 33,889 | 128,310 | 38.1 | -24.1 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Disk name:May602.wks