Country Report Central African Republic October 1998 Main report

French trade.

French trade ($ '000) Jan-Dec Jan-Dec Jan-Dec Jan-Dec 1994 1995 1996 French exports fob Cereals & preparations 5,797 7,544 8,607 Sugar & preparations 15 32 1 Beverages 554 590 817 Chemicals 12,189 10,859 8,393 Rubber manufactures 685 741 564 Paper, etc & manufactures 1,322 1,263 1,045 Textile fibres & manufactures, incl clothing 981 1,358 1,240 Non-metallic minerals mnfrs 163 407 246 Iron & steel 308 224 224 Non-ferrous metals 138 544 58 Metal manufactures 1,976 2,134 1,544 Machinery incl electric 14,928 17,000 13,212 Road vehicles 6,561 7,805 5,846 Other transport equipment 717 119 143 Scientific instruments etc 1,232 1,203 920 Total incl others 52,546 59,649 49,332 French imports cif Fruit & vegetables 10 0 0 Coffee, cocoa, tea & spices 5,241 13,824 3,811 Tobacco, unmanufactured 608 138 70 Rubber, crude 21 41 0 Wood & cork & manufactures 312 276 460 Textile fibres & waste 109 616 203 Petroleum & products 0 0 0 Textile yarn & manufactures 0 0 0 Non-ferrous metals 0 0 0 Total incl others 8,457 15,276 5,007 Source: UN, External Trade Statistics, series D.

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