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Economic Indicators
Gross Domestic Product GDP Sectoral Contribution to GDPExport Processing Zone EPZ Sugar Exports
External Trade Inflation RateDomestic Export Export by Country
Total Imports





Gross Domestic Product
YearGDP at current Factor cost (Rs million) GDP at constant 1968 prices (Rs million) Per Capita Income

(Rs)

Per capita Income

(US $)

1968841841 1218219
1969903881 1293233
19701017879 1446260
19711114922 1562285
197213781020 1854347
197317681138 2335429
197430651261 3952693
197533511260 4285711
197641651464 5465818
197747761567 6152931
197854941629 69271124
197965401688 82651310
198073891518 91941197
198187651615 104321167
1982100201708 116831074
1983106131715 126761083
1984120501796 140551018
1985138801918 161571046
1986164502089 190881417
1987203812261 229031778
1988240872402 269512006
1989281292512 314072059
1990330182696 367632473
1991375702814 415112652
1992424523003 459822955
1993480683150 515402920
1994543653317 561553127
1995605873503 611723518
1996678633706 674303757
1997748003891 743363543





Inflation Rate
YearInflation Rate %
19687.3
19692.3
19701.5
19710.3
19725.4
197313.5
197429.1
197514.8
197613.4
19779.2
19788.5
197914.5
198042.0
198114.5
198211.4
19835.6
19847.4
19856.7
19861.8
19870.6
19889.2
198912.6
199013.5
19917.0
19924.6
199310.5
19947.3
19956.0
19966.6
19976.6
19986.8






Summary Of External Trade 1992-1995
Value: Million of Rupees1992 199319941995
1. Export20,24422,992 24,09726,756
1.a Domestic Exports19,685 22,44323,19625,786
1.b Re-Exports559549 901970
2. Ships' Stores and Bunkers500 530600570
A. Total Exports (f.o.b)20,744 23,52224,69727,326
B. Total Imports

(c.i.f)

25,280 30,31934,54834,363
Total Value Of Trade (A+B)46,024 53,84159,24561,689
Balance Of Visible Trade (A-B)-4536 -6797-9851-7037




Domestic Exports By Main Product / Sector 1992-1995
Value(f.o.b) Million Rupees1992 199319941995
Export Zone Processing Products13,081 15,82116,53318,267
Sugar58415770 57426326
Molasses9293 115136
Tea95103 8350
Cut Flowers (Non-EPZ)87 104105126
Chemicals (Non-EPZ)106 136106121
Wheaten Flour3151 6539
Other352365 447721
Total Domestic Export19,685 22,44323,19625,786



E.P.Z. exports by main countries of destination, Value(f.o.b):Million Rupees

E.P.Z. exports by main countries of destination, Value(f.o.b):Million Rupees
Country of Destination1992 199319941995
Belgium294430 452
France40064390 4652
Germany16941564 1342
Italy769831 908
Netherlands310401 435
Reunion200254 267
Spain410509 377
United Kingdom21702268 2541
Canada105117 162
Hong Kong4289 165
Madagascar96224 304
Singapore6769 31
South Africa4038 30
United States Of America2393 39724198
Zimbabwe4777 77
Switzerland200261 261
Other Countries210327 343
Total EPZ Exports13,081 15,82116,545




Export Of Goods By Main Countries Of Destination 1992-1995

Value (f.o.b): Million Rupees
Country Of Destination1992 199319941995
All Countries 20,24422,99224,097 26,756
A. Preferential Tariff Countries 19,65422,32123,105 26,027
A1. European Union Countries16,135 16,86117,18319,768
Of Which The Main Ones Are:
A1(a) France40264709 48445662
A1(b) Germany17781633 14231561
A1( c) Italy937917 10021098
A1(d) United Kingdom7149 744076969173
A2 Other Preferential Tariff

Countries

359154765922 6259
Of Which The Main One Is:

A2(1) United States Of America

250841174360 3965
B. General Tariff Countries518 655992729




Total Imports by Main Commodity value (c.i.f) Million Rupees
Description19921993 19941995
Food And Live Animals2915 37444241
Beverages And Tobacco132 152201
Crude Materials, inedible749 9511004
Mineral Fuels, lubricants etc1945 21092133
Animal and vegetable oils and fats274 290415
Chemicals19012216 2442
Manufactured Goods9141 1103911828
Machinery and transport equipment5715 67878887
Miscellaneous manufactured articles2368 28713101
Commodities not specified elsewhere147 160221
Total Imports2528030319 34473



Date on the web: 5 October, 1999

Last Update: 26 April, 2000