Table 7-4b Top Mexican International Trade Commodities by Value: 1996 (Excluding Trade With the United States and Canada)

Table 7-4b
Top Mexican International Trade Commodities by Value: 1996 (Excluding Trade With the United States and Canada)

(Current value in millions of U.S. dollars)

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  1996
Overall exports  
Locomotives and traffic signals (86) 1,651
Photographic goods (37) 1,243
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 753
Furniture, lamps and prefabricated buildings (94) 655
Malts, starches and inulin (11) 528
Overall imports  
Electrical machinery, equipments and parts (85) 2,636
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 2,182
Special classification provisions (98) 971
Organic chemicals (29) 821
Pharmaceutical products (30) 260
Air exports  
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 611
Electrical machinery, equipments and parts (85) 270
Pharmaceutical products (30) 201
Organic chemical (29) 105
Pearls, stones, metals and imitation jewelry (71) 95
Air imports  
Electrical machinery, equipments and parts (85) 906
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 692
Organic chemicals (29) 553
Special classification provisions (98) 393
Pharmaceutical products (30) 260
Rail exports  
Iron and steel (72) 35
Coffee, tea and spices (9) 31
Inorganic chemicals (28) 30
Salt, sulfur, plaster and cement (25) 16
Mineral fuels, oils and waxes (27) 15
Rail imports  
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 142
Electrical machinery, equipments and parts (85) 100
Toys, games and sport equipment (95) 24
Dairy products (4) 17
Wool and animal hair (51) 16
Road exports  
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 255
Electrical machinery, equipments and parts (85) 159
Vehicles other than railway (87) 108
Toys, games and sport equipment (95) 89
Iron and steel (72) 65
Road imports  
Electrical machinery, equipments and parts (85) 2,057
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 1,037
Special classification provisions (98) 679
Measuring and testing instruments (90) 248
Iron and steel (72) 141
Water exports  
Mineral fuels, oils and waxes (27) 2,281
Vehicles other than railway (87) 1,061
Iron and steel (72) 651
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 340
Articles of iron and steel (73) 267
Water imports  
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts (84) 1,384
Iron and steel (72) 526
Organic chemicals (29) 397
Electrical machinery, equipments and parts (85) 215
Dairy products (4) 175

NOTE: Commodity description based on the two-digit Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS). Mode of transportation data are preliminary.

SOURCE: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Dirección General de Estadística. Dirección de Estadísticas Económicas. Based on data developed through an interagency working group including the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público, Banco de México and Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1999).