Table  17.6 :   INDICES FOR SELECTED EXPORT ITEMS, 2005 -2008
(Index base; 1998 = 100)
Item Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Live reef fish Numbers
  Unit value index 91.98 83.55 72.87 69.99 52.66 72.91
  Quantum index 82.17 71.32 78.11 91.47 89.43 85.59
  Value Index 75.58 59.59 56.92 64.02 47.09 62.40
Fresh or chilled tuna Metric tons
  Unit value index 116.08 121.31 118.89 146.40 156.13 180.69
  Quantum index 212.88 285.29 357.00 383.23 321.97 295.17
  Value Index 247.12 346.07 424.44 561.06 502.71 533.33
Fresh or chilled reef fish Metric tons
  Unit value index 73.65 92.51 103.68 91.66 104.60 105.01
  Quantum index 415.28 205.91 166.59 218.09 218.76 234.43
  Value Index 305.86 190.49 172.72 199.89 228.83 246.16
Frozen tuna Metric tons
  Unit value index 42.26 50.54 55.14 57.64 78.42 102.70
  Quantum index 377.64 406.39 437.91 682.47 367.35 391.42
  Value Index 159.58 205.39 241.47 393.40 288.08 402.00
Dried tuna Metric tons
  Unit value index 96.85 96.17 95.81 95.61 93.30 120.73
  Quantum index 114.70 107.41 113.41 100.40 89.75 65.34
  Value Index 111.09 103.29 108.66 95.99 83.74 78.88
Salted dried fish Metric tons
  Unit value index
74.50 69.95 69.57 80.89 64.55 59.27
  Quantum index 118.19 119.19 120.81 128.78 105.46 100.36
  Value Index 88.05 83.37 84.04 104.17 68.08 59.48
Sea cucumber (dried) Metric tons
  Unit value index 346.45 327.75 380.16 277.91 186.16 180.51
  Quantum index 281.53 214.16 138.10 103.37 132.93 98.83
  Value Index 975.38 701.89 524.99 287.26 247.45 178.39
Canned fish Metric tons
  Unit value index 69.20 75.25 84.67 97.25 117.65 143.73
  Quantum index 105.45 109.33 107.28 70.27 54.77 28.84
  Value Index 72.97 82.27 90.83 68.34 64.44 41.45
Fish meal Metric tons
  Unit value index 66.94 76.43 79.87 84.20 73.21 108.60
  Quantum index 114.27 115.38 145.07 141.67 108.10 71.64
  Value Index 76.50 88.18 115.87 119.28 79.14 77.81
Apparel & clothing  Numbers
  Unit value index 61.78 53.99 49.50 - - -
  Quantum index 327.82 331.72 6.84 - - -
  Value Index   202.52 179.10 3.39 - - -
Source:  Department of National Planning   
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