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Table 2-4-6 Growth in Consumption of Primary Commodities in East Asia

from 1989 to 1993

(thousand MT)

  Refined Copper Alminium Lead Tin Cotton Natural Rubber
World total(A)

197.7

1217.6

▲103.3

▲36.2

▲131

95.7

East Asia
(B)

129.7

875.3

195.8

12.3

303

180

B/A(%)

65.6

71.9

-

-

-

188.1

(Note)”East Asia” is the sum of China, East Asian NIEs and ASEAN 4.

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