Papua New Guinea - Food imports

Food imports (% of merchandise imports)

The value for Food imports (% of merchandise imports) in Papua New Guinea was 16.67 as of 2004. As the graph below shows, over the past 33 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 27.16 in 1974 and a minimum value of 15.39 in 2001.

Definition: Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).

Source: World Bank staff estimates from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.

See also:

Year Value
1971 18.87
1972 20.16
1973 23.21
1974 27.16
1975 21.76
1976 23.02
1981 19.61
1982 19.66
1983 18.38
1984 19.69
1985 18.67
1986 19.46
1987 17.57
1988 17.36
1989 15.66
1990 18.39
1998 18.92
2000 18.32
2001 15.39
2002 16.48
2003 16.49
2004 16.67

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports