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					                                               SABAH SELECTED FACTS AND FIGURES
                                                  NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2006

                                             APPROVED MANUFACTURING PROJECTS IN SABAH
                                                           1996 TO 2006

       Year                   Approved FML                         Job Opportunities                        Capital Investment
                        Number        (% change)               Number        (% change)               (RM million)     (% change)
       1996                30              -44%                  4,880             -62%                    611.3                 -67%
       1997                31                3%                  3,391             -31%                  1,817.8                 197%
       1998                43               39%                  5,521              63%                    926.0                 -49%
       1999                 7              -84%                    854             -84%                     27.3                 -97%
       2000                14             100%                   1,241              45%                    369.3               1,253%
       2001                24               71%                  2,181              76%                    276.4                 -25%
       2002                20              -17%                  2,015              -8%                    348.6                  26%
       2003                20                   -                1,099             -45%                    153.5                 -56%
      2004                 40             100%                   3,237            194%                     338.5                 120%
      2005                 41                2%                  2,233             -31%                  1,204.5                 256%
  2006 Jan-July            41                n.a.                2,319               n.a.                2,250.0                   n.a.
Source: MIDA.


                                                               EXTERNAL TRADE
                                                                  (RM Million)

                                            Import                                  Export                          Balance of Trade
         Year                    Amount          Growth Rate (%)        Amount          Growth Rate (%)                 (Million)
                                 (Million)                              (Million)
  May ‘05                           1,316                1.5              2,056               14.1                            740
  Mar ‘06                           1,553               10.6              2,297                 6.2                           744
  Apr ‘06                           1,678               11.3              2,161                13.8                           483
  May ‘06                           1,468               11.6              2,099                 2.1                           631
  Jan–May ’05                       6,971               20.1              9,347                 7.1                         2,376
  Jan–May ‘06                       7,847               12.6             10,330                10.5                         2,483
Note: Growth rate based on corresponding period of the previous year.
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                  November – December 2006
                                                    IMPORTS BY COMMODITY SECTIONS (RM '000)


                         Commodity                                   Jan–May 2005                    Jan–May 2006
  Machinery and Transport Equipment                               2,192,496          31.5%        2,570,887           32.8%
  Manufactured Goods                                                854,958          12.3%        1,046,540           13.3%
  Food                                                              720,768          10.3%          706,010            9.0%
  Chemicals                                                         852,173          12.2%          788,630           10.1%
  Mineral Fuels, lubricants, etc.                                 1,430,257          20.5%        1,782,893           22.7%
  Misc. Manufactured Articles                                       438,840           6.3%          536,386            6.8%
  Beverages and Tobacco                                             179,121           2.6%          157,027            2.0%
  Crude Materials Inedible                                          135,270           1.9%          155,125            2.0%
  Misc. Transactions & Commodities                                   90,530           1.3%           91,739            1.2%
  Animal/Vegetable Oils and Fats                                     76,839           1.1%           11,505            0.1%
  TOTAL IMPORT                                                    6,971,254         100.0%        7,846,743          100.0%
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.



                                                        IMPORTS OF SELECTED COMMODITIES

                                                                     Jan–May 2005                    Jan–May 2006
                         Commodity                             Quantity        RM ‘000        Quantity          RM ‘000
 Rice (tonne)                                                     75,457           85,460        74,757              85,572
 Refined Beet & Cane Sugar (tonne)                                30,348           40,887        26,020              36,150
 Petroleum Products (‘000 tonne)                                     851        1,361,941            826          1,682,511
 Fertilizers, Manufactured (tonne)                               414,579          347,602       345,831             271,787
 Flat-Rolled Products of Iron or Steel (tonne)                    28,900           96,114        27,754              84,706
 Tubes, Pipes & Fittings of Iron or Steel (tonne)                 26,814          100,071        33,696             155,631
 Excavators, Leveller’s, Bulldozers, etc. (unit)                     414           45,431            533             72,042
 Motor Cars, Completely Built-up                                  11,056          405,799         9,089             366,974
 Other Passengers Motor Vehicles                                   2,210           95,033         2,368             118,315
 4-Wheel Drive Vehicles, Completely Built-up                       1,436           96,614         1,225              81,001
 Motor Buses and Goods Vehicles, Completely Built-up               3,151          236,313         3,502             249,880
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                November – December 2006
                                               EXPORTS BY COMMODITY SECTIONS (RM ‘000)

                        Commodity                                    Jan–May 2005                   Jan–May 2006
 Crude Materials Inedible                                          840,655             9.0%        937,036         9.1%
 Manufactured Goods                                              1,291,158            13.8%      1,120,851        10.9%
 Mineral Fuels, Lubricants, etc.                                 2,138,961            22.9%      3,351,509        32.4%
 Animal/Vegetable Oils and Fats                                  3,499,560            37.4%      3,401,862        32.9%
 Machinery and Transport Equipment                                 609,787             6.5%        555,071         5.4%
 Food                                                              347,808             3.7%        360,301         3.5%
 Chemicals                                                         327,775             3.5%        384,166         3.7%
 Misc. Manufactured Articles                                       244,068             2.6%        181,903         1.8%
 Misc. Transactions and Commodities                                 21,552             0.2%         20,119         0.2%
 Beverages and Tobacco                                              25,785             0.3%         17,117         0.2%
 TOTAL EXPORT                                                    9,347,108           100.0%     10,329,935       100.0%




                                              EXPORTS OF MAJOR COMMODITIES (RM Million)

                          Commodity                                    Jan–May 2005                 Jan–May 2006
  Sawn Timber                                                        298.6              3.2%      338.7               3.3%
  Crude Petroleum                                                  1,934.0             20.7%    3,166.7              30.7%
  Plywood Plain                                                      671.2              7.2%      670.4               6.5%
  Palm Oil*                                                        2,919.9             31.2%    3,007.6              29.1%
  Cocoa Beans                                                         28.3              0.3%       35.8               0.3%
  Methanol                                                           220.7              2.4%      275.6               2.7%
  Hot Briquetted Iron                                                225.9              2.4%       92.3               0.9%
  Uncoated Printing and Writing Paper                                132.8              1.4%      113.8               1.1%
  Rubber                                                             111.0              1.2%      204.7               2.0%
  Sub-Total                                                        6,542.4             70.0%    7,905.6              76.6%
  Others                                                           2,804.7             30.0%    2,424.3              23.4%
  TOTAL EXPORT                                                     9,347.1            100.0%   10,329.9             100.0%
* Crude and Processed Palm Oil, Crude and Processed Palm Stearin and Palm Fatty Acid.
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                  November – December 2006
                                               SABAH’S MAIN TRADING PARTNERS (RM Million)

                                             Jan–May 2005                                    Jan–May 2006
      Country                Import             Export        Balance of Trade   Import        Export       Balance of Trade
 P. Malaysia                   4,114.4            1,315.7          -2,798.7        4,262.4        1,094.9         -3,167.5
 Japan                           303.5              491.4             187.9          368.7          576.5            207.8
 China                           261.2            1,385.7           1,124.5          325.9        1,623.7          1,297.8
 Singapore                       418.6              390.5             -28.1          750.6          406.2           -344.4
 Sarawak                         108.3              780.8             672.5          127.4          678.0            550.6
 Korea, Rep.                       52.0             403.9             351.9           42.3          617.5            575.2
 USA                             505.5              456.1             -49.4          764.3          436.2           -328.1
 Taiwan                            72.3             159.0              86.7           63.2          218.0            154.8
 Thailand                        117.4              517.3             399.9          129.2          329.5            200.3
 Netherlands                       30.0             672.5             642.5           28.3          713.7            685.4
 Sub–Total                     5,983.2            6,572.9             589.7        6,862.3        6,694.2           -168.1
 Others                          988.1            2,774.2           1,786.1          984.4        3,635.7          2,651.3
 TOTAL                         6,971.3            9,347.1           2,375.8        7,846.7       10,329.9          2,483.2
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                             November – December 2006
                                        AVERAGE EXPORT PRICES OF MAJOR COMMODITIES, SABAH

    Period        Wooden Moulding        Crude Petroleum      Palm Kernel Oil        Methanol           Hot Briquetted     Uncoated Printing
                  (RM/Cubic Meter)         (RM/Tonne)           (RM/Tonne)          (RM/Tonne)         Iron (RM/Tonne)      & Writing Paper
                                                                                                                              (RM/Tonne)
  May ‘05               2,130.4                1,590.8           2,483.0              935.7               1,053.9               2,831.7
  Mar ‘06               2,313.5                1,853.4           2,044.7              972.3                 918.2               2,603.9
  Apr ‘05               2,467.5                1,874.3           2,126.1              969.7                 911.7               2,549.7
  May ‘06               2,245.4                1,958.2           1,976.4              988.6               1,034.5               2,519.1
  Jan–May ‘05           2,143.1                1,353.4           2,266.7              934.5               1,039.1               2,712.5
  Jan–May ‘06           2,156.2                1,816.2           2,052.5              945.9                 950.3               2,612.4
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.
                                                                                                                                     ….. cont./-
….. cont./-

                                        AVERAGE EXPORT PRICES OF MAJOR COMMODITIES, SABAH

      Period               Palm Oil*           Cocoa Beans          Rubber             Sawn Timber        Veneer Sheets      Plywood Plain
                         (RM/Tonne)              (RM/Kg.)         (Cents/Kg.)         (RM/Cu. metre)      (RM/Cu. metre)     (RM/Cu. metre)
  May ‘05                    1,444.1               5.7              451.0                 1,236.8            1,104.5           1,237.8
  Mar ‘06                    1,415.0               5.0              682.0                 1,366.6            1,340.8           1,232.1
  Apr ‘06                    1,403.5               4.9              690.0                 1,310.7            1,193.2           1,246.6
  May ‘06                    1,421.9               4.9              701.6                 1,332.2            1,222.3           1,300.6
  Jan–May ‘05                1,410.4               5.3              456.8                 1,241.7            1,113.5           1,198.7
  Jan–May ‘06                1,406.2               5.0              648.4                 1,319.0            1,210.3           1,241.5
Note: * Crude and processed palm oil, crude and processed palm stearin and palm fatty acid.
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                            November – December 2006
                                   COMMODITY PRICES MONTHLY AVERAGE PRICES OF COCOA BEANS

                                                                             2006
                 Centre                           Apr       May      Jun            July       Aug        Sept
    TAWAU
    Wet Beans (RM/kg.)                             1.50      1.48     1.50           1.60       1.50        1.47
    Dry Beans (RM/tonne)
     SMC 1A                                       5,038     5,004    5,221          5,424      5,090       5,044
     SMC 1B                                       4,988     4,954    5,138          5,278      4,928       4,857
     SMC 1C                                           -         -        -              -          -           -

    LAHAD DATU
    Wet Beans (RM/kg.)                             1.50      1.50     1.50           1.62       1.52        1.50
    Dry Beans (RM/tonne)
     SMC 1A                                           -         -        -              -          -           -
     SMC 1B                                       4,591     4,626    4,607          4,681      4,418       4,300
     SMC 1C                                           -         -        -              -

    TENOM
    Wet Beans (RM/kg.)                             1.05      1.05     1.09           1.21       1.13        1.07
    Dry Beans (RM/tonne)
     SMC 1A                                           -         -        -              -          -           -
     SMC 1B                                       4,628     4,572    4,619          5,163      4,570       4,547
     SMC 1C                                       4,225     4,229    4,234          4,702      4,186       4,162
Source: Malaysian Cocoa Board.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                            November – December 2006
                                         AVERAGE PRICES OF PALM OIL PRODUCTS (RM/TONNE)

                                                                              2006
                 Products
                                                 May               Jun         July         Aug          Sept
 Crude Palm Oil (Lcl Deld)                     1,410.00          1,390.00    1,440.50     1,602.50     1,523.50

 Crude Palm Oil (Lcl Deld)
  Regional
    North                                      1,412.00          1,393.00    1,434.50     1,591.00     1,517.50
    South                                      1,425.50          1,399.00    1,453.50     1,608.00     1,532.00
    Central                                    1,426.50          1,398.00    1,444.50     1,610.00     1,534.50
    East Coast                                 1,410.00          1,380.00    1,411.00     1,585.00     1,532.50
    Sabah                                      1,370.00          1,369.00    1,410.00     1,576.00     1,490.50

 RBD Palm Stearin (Lcl Deld)                   1,466.50          1,473.00    1,482.00     1,568.00     1,547.00

 Palm Kernel (Lcl Ex-Mill)                      868.00            814.50     842.00       862.00        816.50

 Crude Palm Kernel Oil (Lcl Deld)              1,858.50          1,742.00    1,821.00     1,871.00     1,774.50

 RBD Palm Oil (FOB)                            1,488.50          1,471.50    1,539.50     1,717.00     1,623.50

 RBD Palm Olein (FOB)                          1,517.50          1,514.50    1,580.00     1,749.50     1,663.50

 RBD Palm Stearin (FOB)                        1,445.00          1,455.00    1,479.50     1,550.50     1,510.00

 Palm Fatty Acid Distillate (FOB)             1,260.00            1,239.00   1,255.00     1,299.50     1,274.00
Source: Lembaga Minyak Sawit Malaysia (Malaysian Palm Oil Board).




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                            November – December 2006
                          THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, INDEX NUMBERS FOR MAIN GROUPS, SABAH (2005=100)

     Period                                                                                            Housing,              Furnishings,
                                         Food & non-          Alcoholic           Clothing              water,                household
                         Total            alcoholic           beverages         and footwear       electricity,gas &         equipment &
                                          beverages          and tobacco                              other fuels         routine household
                                                                                                                             maintenance
  Weight :              100.0                36.0                1.5                 3.2                  26.4                       3.6
  2003                   96.2                94.9               80.7               102.0                  99.2                      99.9
  2004                   97.2                97.1               88.4               100.7                  98.8                      99.8
  2005                  100.0               100.0              100.0               100.0                 100.0                     100.0
 2005 Jan-Aug            99.3                99.4               98.4               100.2                  99.6                     100.0
 2006 Jan-Aug           103.4               103.5              104.8                98.5                 101.8                     100.3
                                                                                                                                        ... cont./-
….cont./-

                          THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, INDEX NUMBERS FOR MAIN GROUPS, SABAH (2005=100)
      Period            Health         Transport       Communication       Recreation &    Education        Restaurants      Miscellaneous
                                                                             Culture                          & hotels      goods & services
  Weight :                  1.0             11.7              3.6               3.8              2.2             2.6                 4.4
  2003                    97.4              91.4             99.1              99.9             93.8            94.3               98.4
  2004                    98.7              92.2            100.0              99.4             94.5            95.0               99.2
  2005                   100.0             100.0            100.0            100.0             100.0          100.0               100.0
  2005 Jan-Aug            99.8              97.7            100.2            100.0              99.7            98.9               99.9
  2006 Jan-Aug           101.1             112.2             98.7              99.8            101.9          104.4               101.3
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                      November – December 2006
 THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, INDEX NUMBERS FOR DURABLE, SEMI-DURABLE AND NON-DURABLE GOODS AND SERVICES, SABAH,
                                                   (2005=100)

             Period                     Total         Durable Goods       Semi-durable           Non-durable       Services
                                                                            Goods                  Goods
  Weight:                                 100.0               5.4                4.2                  44.4              46.0
  2003                                      96.2             99.9              100.9                  93.8              97.8
  2004                                      97.2             99.9              100.0                  96.0              97.8
  2005                                    100.0             100.0              100.0                 100.0             100.0
  2005 Jan-Aug                              99.3            100.3              100.2                  99.1              99.4
  2006 Jan-Aug                            103.4              98.7               99.0                 105.4             102.4
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




                 THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, INDEX NUMBERS FOR SELECTED SUB-GROUPS OF FOOD INDEX, SABAH
                                                       (2005=100)

                                Total              Rice, Bread                 Fish & Seafood     Milk, Cheese &   Oils & Fats
        Period                  Food             & Other Cereals      Meat                             Eggs
  Weight :                           33.9                8.1            3.0                4.9              2.2          0.8
  2003                               94.8               97.8           91.9               90.3             93.7         98.9
  2004                               97.1               98.9           96.4               94.1             95.9        100.3
  2005                             100.0               100.0          100.0              100.0            100.0        100.0
  2005 Jan-Aug                       99.4               99.8           99.4               98.9             99.6        100.0
  2006 Jan-Aug                     103.5               100.8           99.6              108.4            102.7        100.0
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                               November – December 2006
                                               NUMBER OF ARRIVALS BY CITIZENSHIP, SABAH

                 Permanent Place                                     Jan–Jun 2005                                 Jan–Jun 2006
                   of Residence
  Malaysia                                                                       665,328                                         654,588
  Brunei Darussalam                                                                3,701                                            2,669
  Singapore                                                                        2,063                                            9,872
  Australia & New Zealand                                                          9,333                                            7,901
  Canada                                                                           1,587                                            1,976
  Hong Kong                                                                        1,664                                            1,646
  India                                                                                399                                            886
  UK & Ireland                                                                     8,398                                            6,031
  USA                                                                              2,465                                            3,630
  China                                                                           19,361                                          27,698
  Western & Eastern Europe                                                         1,684                                            3,341
  Philippines                                                                     29,668                                          17,830
  Indonesia                                                                      217,106                                         144,630
  Japan                                                                           12,598                                          17,794
  Taiwan                                                                          15,977                                          19,395
  South Korea                                                                     10,662                                          21,048
  Thailand                                                                         1,200                                            1,165
  Others                                                                           3,842                                            5,309
  TOTAL                                                                        1,007,036                                         947,409
  Period                                                                       2004                                             2005
  Total Arrivals                                                               1,565,662                                       1,940,671
Notes:     Arrival and departure statistics are compiled based on the arrival and departure monthly returns provided by the Immigration Department
           Sabah.
           These statistics are obtained by the Immigration Officers stationed at all the various immigration entry/exit points in Sabah.
           According to Sabah Immigration and Passport (Exemption) Order, 1984, all arrivals into Sabah (includes Sabahans) for whatever purposes
           are being recorded except those persons whose place of embarkation is Sarawak are excluded. However, all departures from Sabah
           (includes who place of disembarkation is Sarawak) are being recorded.
           In view of the above, users are cautioned to take note when making comparisons of the arrivals/departures data series.
Source: Monthly Statistical Bulletin Sabah, September 2006.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                       November – December 2006
                                        BARTER TRADE BETWEEN SABAH, PHILIPPINES AND INDONESIA

(a)     Exports and Imports of Barter Trade, 2001 – 2005 (RM Million)

                        Year                       Exports                      Imports                Balance of Trade
                        2001                         86.92                        121.19                           -34.27
                        2002                         99.21                        101.80                            -2.59
                        2003                        195.49                         71.10                          124.39
                        2004                        133.60                         75.66                            57.94
                        2005                        126.80                         81.52                            45.28

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah



(b)     Barter Trade with Philippines and Indonesia, 2004 and 2005

                  Exports                                      2004                                    2005
                                            (RM Mil.)                 % share              (RM Mil.)              % share
          Philippines                         26.90                    20.13                 19.97                 15.75
          Indonesia                          106.70                    79.87                106.83                 84.25
          TOTAL                              133.60                   100.00                126.80                100.00



                  Imports                                    2004                                      2005
                                            (RM Mil.)                 % share              (RM Mil.)              % share
          Philippines                         10.32                    13.64                 15.34                 18.82
          Indonesia                           65.34                    86.36                 66.18                 81.18
          TOTAL                               75.66                   100.00                 81.52                100.00

        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                               November – December 2006
(c)     Value of Barter Trade, Tawau, 2004 and 2005

                                                                        2004
                                                   Exports      Imports        Balance of Trade
                                                  (RM Mil.)    (RM Mil.)           (RM Mil.)
          Philippines                                 13.46        9.56                3.90
          Indonesia                                  105.10       65.34               39.76
          TOTAL                                      118.56       74.90               43.66


                                                                        2005
                                                   Exports      Imports        Balance of Trade
                                                  (RM Mil.)    (RM Mil.)           (RM Mil.)
          Philippines                                 10.62        15.13                -4.51
          Indonesia                                  106.83        66.18               40.65
          TOTAL                                      117.45        81.31               36.14

        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




(d)     Value of Barter Trade, Sandakan, 2004 and 2005

                                                                        2004
                                                   Exports      Imports        Balance of Trade
                                                  (RM Mil.)    (RM Mil.)           (RM Mil.)
          Philippines                               6.00          0.01               5.99
          TOTAL                                     6.00          0.01               5.99


                                                                        2005
                                                   Exports      Imports        Balance of Trade
                                                  (RM Mil.)    (RM Mil.)           (RM Mil.)
          Philippines                               9.30          0.04               9.26
          TOTAL                                     9.30          0.04               9.26

        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                November – December 2006
(e)     Value of Barter Trade, Labuan, 2004 and 2005

                                                                                    2004
                                                   Exports                  Imports            Balance of Trade
                                                  (RM Mil.)                (RM Mil.)               (RM Mil.)
          Philippines                               7.45                      0.75                   6.70
          Indonesia                                 1.60                        -                    1.60
          TOTAL                                     9.05                      0.75                   8.30


                                                                                    2005
                                                   Exports                  Imports            Balance of Trade
                                                  (RM Mil.)                (RM Mil.)               (RM Mil.)
          Philippines                               0.05                      0.18                   -0.13
          Indonesia                                   -                         -                      -
          TOTAL                                     0.05                      0.18                   -0.13

        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




(f)     Barter Trade: Major Commodity Exports, 2004 and 2005

                             Product                                     2004                        2005
                                                               RM Mil.          Per cent   RM Mil.           Per cent
          Food                                                  43.03             32.21     47.39              37.37
          Beverages and tobacco                                  8.36              6.26      7.17               5.66
          Crude materials, inedible                             22.68             16.98     21.61              17.04
          Mineral fuels, lubricants, etc.                        5.66              4.23      4.10               3.23
          Animal and vegetables oils and fats                    9.91              7.42     14.17              11.18
          Chemicals                                             15.27             11.43     11.62               9.16
          Manufactured goods                                    13.22              9.90      7.31               5.76
          Machinery and transport equipment                     11.28              8.44     10.17               8.02
          Misc. manufactured articles                            4.05              3.03      3.24               2.56
          Misc. transactions and commodities                     0.14              0.10      0.02               0.02
          Total All Export                                     133.60            100.00    126.80             100.00

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.



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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                November – December 2006
(g)     Barter Trade: Major Commodity Imports, 2004 and 2005

                             Product                                     2004                         2005
                                                               RM Mil.          Per cent    RM Mil.          Per cent
          Food                                                   33.97              44.90    40.08                49.17
          Beverages and tobacco                                   0.01               0.01     0.00                    -
          Crude materials, inedible                              38.61              51.03    37.32                45.78
          Chemicals                                               1.96               2.59     2.38                 2.92
          Manufactured goods                                      0.15               0.20     0.22                 0.27
          Machinery and transport equipment                       0.12               0.16     0.10                 0.12
          Misc. manufactured articles                             0.84               1.11     1.42                 1.74
          Total All Import                                       75.66            100.00     81.52              100.00

        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                        November – December 2006
                                              EXTERNAL TRADE BETWEEN SABAH AND BIMP–EAGA

(a)     Exports Between BIMP Countries,1995 and 2005

                                                                         1995                             2005
                                                        Value                   Share        Value               Share
                                                       (RM Mil.)                  (%)       (RM Mil.)              (%)
          Sabah Exports to:
             Brunei Darussalam                                 123.97               1.16         216.49              0.91
             Indonesia                                         121.46               1.14         516.11              2.16
             Philippines                                       230.84               2.17         270.66              1.13
             Sarawak                                           685.60               6.44       1,794.42              7.51
          Sub-Total                                          1,161.87              10.91       2,797.68             11.71
          Other countries                                    9,490.46              89.09      21,101.31             88.29
          Total All Export                                  10,652.33             100.00      23,898.99            100.00

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




(b)     Imports Between BIMP Countries, 1995 and 2005

                                                                         1995                             2005
                                                         Value                  Share        Value               Share
                                                        (RM Mil.)                 (%)       (RM Mil.)              (%)
          Sabah Imports from:
             Brunei Darussalam                                    0.01                  -          2.79              0.02
             Indonesia                                          291.68               2.85        376.37              1.98
             Philippines                                         31.08               0.30        187.83              0.99
             Sarawak                                            371.51               3.62        244.97              1.29
          Sub-total                                             694.28               6.77        811.96              4.28
          Other countries                                     9,556.41              93.23     18,162.65             95.72
          Total All Import                                   10,250.69             100.00     18,974.61            100.00

         Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                                 November – December 2006
(c)     Sabah Trade with Brunei Darussalam by Commodity Sections, 2005

                      Commodity Section                                       Exports                                  Imports
                                                                  RM Mil.                Per cent          RM Mil.               Per cent
          Food                                                       60.32                   27.86            0.02                    0.72
          Beverages and tobacco                                       0.71                    0.33                 -                      -
          Crude materials, inedible                                   2.70                    1.25                 -                      -
          Mineral fuels, lubricants, etc.                            19.39                    8.96            0.09                    3.23
          Chemicals                                                   2.56                    1.18            0.05                    1.79
          Manufactured goods                                         14.58                    6.74            1.48                   53.05
          Machinery & transport equipment                            79.74                   36.83            0.50                   17.92
          Misc. manufactured articles                                31.64                   14.61            0.21                    7.53
          Misc. transactions and commodities                          4.85                    2.24            0.44                   15.77
          TOTAL                                                     216.49                  100.00            2.79                  100.00

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.



(d)     Top Ten Sabah Exports to Brunei Darussalam, 2005

                                                Commodity                                            Value (RM Mil.)             % Share
          Fish, fresh, chilled or frozen                                                                      1.62                   0.75
          Crustaceans & molluscs, fresh , chilled, frozen, salted or in brine or dries                        1.76                   0.81
          Meal and flour of wheat and flour of muslin                                                         3.05                   1.41
          Vegetables, fresh, chilled, frozen or simply preserved                                              1.43                   0.66
          Fruits and nuts, fresh or dried                                                                     3.44                   1.59
          Feeding stuff for animals                                                                          47.08                  21.74
          Steam turbines and other vapour turbines, and parts thereof                                         1.51                   0.70
          Machine tools working by removing metal or other material                                          26.43                  12.21
          Mechanical handling equipment, and parts thereof                                                   46.39                  21.43
          Parts and accessories                                                                               0.67                   0.31
          Sub-total                                                                                         133.38                  61.61
          Others                                                                                             83.11                  38.39
          Total All Exports                                                                                 216.49                 100.00

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                              November – December 2006
(e)     Sabah Trade with Indonesia by Commodity Sections, 2005

                       Commodity Section                                  Exports                                 Imports
                                                               RM Mil.              Per cent            RM Mil.             Per cent
          Food                                                    43.36                   8.40            89.38                 23.75
          Beverages and tobacco                                    8.88                   1.72            21.32                  5.66
          Crude materials, inedible                               36.42                   7.06            58.11                 15.44
          Mineral fuels, lubricants, etc.                        291.93                  56.56             1.90                  0.50
          Animal and vegetable oils and fats                      10.61                   2.06            24.27                  6.45
          Chemicals                                               84.68                  16.41            90.35                 24.01
          Manufactured goods                                      22.60                   4.38            44.57                 11.84
          Machinery & transport equipment                         12.28                   2.38            34.42                  9.15
          Misc. manufactured articles                              2.95                   0.57             6.51                  1.73
          Misc. transactions and commodities                       2.40                   0.46             5.54                  1.47
          TOTAL                                                  516.11                 100.00           376.37               100.00

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.



(f)     Top Ten Sabah Exports to Indonesia, 2005

                                              Commodity                                     Value (RM Mil.)             % Share
          Petroleum oils, crude                                                                 287.39                   55.68
          Petroleum products, refined                                                              4.50                   0.87
          Alcohols, phenols, and their derivatives                                               44.73                    8.67
          Pigments, paints, varnishes and related materials                                       1.62                    0.31
          Perfumery, cosmetics and toilet preparations                                            0.95                    0.18
          Soap, cleansing and polishing preparations                                              0.23                    0.04
          Fertilizers, manufactured                                                               3.29                    0.64
          Other plastics, in primary forms                                                       22.12                    4.29
          Disinfectants, insecticides, fungicides                                                 8.12                    1.57
          Misc. chemical products                                                                 3.56                    0.69
          Sub-total                                                                             376.51                   72.95
          Others                                                                                139.60                   27.05
          Total All Exports                                                                     516.11                   100.00

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.



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Sabah Selected Facts and Figures                                                                                November – December 2006
(g)     Sabah Trade with Philippines by Commodity Sections, 2005

                        Commodity Section                                       Exports                                Imports
                                                                      RM Mil.             Per cent        RM Mil.                Per cent
          Food                                                         19.86                7.34            7.90                    4.21
          Beverages and tobacco                                         7.97                2.94            3.68                    1.96
          Crude materials, inedible                                    40.15                14.83          15.97                    8.50
          Mineral fuels, lubricants, etc.                               1.56                0.58           24.94                   13.28
          Animal and vegetable oils and fats                          120.88                44.66          91.80                   48.87
          Chemicals                                                    21.70                8.02            7.40                    3.94
          Manufactured goods                                           48.44                17.90          23.36                   12.44
          Machinery & transport equipment                               1.63                0.60            8.21                    4.37
          Misc. manufactured articles                                   2.58                0.95            1.48                    0.79
          Misc. transactions and commodities                            5.89                2.18            3.09                    1.64
          TOTAL                                                       270.66               100.00         187.83                  100.00

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.


(h)     Top Ten Sabah Exports to Philippines, 2005

                                                  Commodity                                          Value (RM Mil.)             % share
          Other fixed vegetable oils, fluid or solid, crude and refined                                     117.77                  43.51
          Animal or vegetables oils and fats, processed                                                       3.11                   1.15
          Veneers, plywood, particle board and other wood                                                    38.97                  14.40
          Paper and paper board                                                                               2.47                   0.91
          Cotton fabrics, woven                                                                               0.10                   0.04
          Fabrics, woven, of man-made textile materials                                                       3.08                   1.14
          Tulles, lace, embroidery, ribbons                                                                   0.87                   0.32
          Special yarns, textile fabrics and related products                                                 1.72                   0.64
          Made-up articles, wholly or chiefly of textile materials                                            0.81                   0.30
          Glassware                                                                                           0.19                   0.07
          Sub-total                                                                                         169.09                  62.47
          Others                                                                                            101.57                  37.53
          Total All Exports                                                                                 270.66                 100.00

        Note: Exports include Re-Exports.
        Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, Sabah.




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