India's imports from Saudi Arabia (Selected Commodities)
(In US$ Milion)

COMMODITIES 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03
Salt; Sulphur; Earths & Stone; Plastering Materials, Lime &  Cement. 25.93 9.56 8.16 25.61 21.29 10.46 9.12
Mineral  Fuels, Mineral  Oils & Products of their  Distillation; Bituminus  Substances ; Mineral  Waxes. 1464.37 1396.93 1570.33 2154.97 267.06 171.75 193.60
Inorganic Chemicals; Organic or  Inorganic Compunds of Precious  Metals, of  Rare-Earth Metals, or  Radi. Elem &  of  Isotopes. 30.74 38.35 37.18 46.52 114.82 41.91 47.52
Organic Chemicals 117.29 116.04 59.48 77.38 131.38 121.77 117.28
Fertilisers. 51.67 29.55 19.76 24.96 3.36 1.91 1.70
Plastic & Articles thereof. 74.20 63.89 41.52 39.70 29.48 41.60 49.32
Pulp of  Wood or of other  Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Waste &  Scrap of Paper or Paperboard. 12.22 12.07 7.05 12.45 10.53 6.01 9.33
Copper &  Articles thereof. 11.16 11.57 13.64 5.21 2.99 6.19 3.63
Natural or cultured Pearls,  Precious or  Semiprecious Stones, Pre metals, Clad with Pre metal and artcls thereof; Imit. .Jewellery; Coin. 1.74 8.20 13.32 0.05 5.30 12.65 18.49
Raw hides and skins (other than) furskins and Leather 5.52 4.62 3.39 5.28   15.41 16.57
Aluminium & Articles thereof 3.85 2.55 5.59 3.46   13.56 21.02
SOURCE: Federal Ministry of Commerce, Government of India

Posted on September 27, 2003

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