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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook area reports: international 1972
Year 1972, Volume 3 (1972)

Michalski, Bernadette
Bulgaria,   pp. 171-177 ff. PDF (639.4 KB)


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Commodity 
Table 2.—Bulgaria: Exports of selected mineral commodities—Continued
(Metric tons unless otherwise specified) 
NONMETALS 
 1970 1 1971 ~ Principal destinations, 1971 2 
4,665 
20,200 
153 
Asbestos____________________________ 
Barite______________________________ 
Cement3 thousand tons 
Clays and products: 
Crude clay, kaolin  Products, nonrefractory____________ 
Fertilizer materials, manufactured, nitrogenous ° 
Fluorspar____________________________ 
Salt 
Sodium and potassium compounds, n.e.s., soda ash                        
Stone, dimension_____________________ 
Sulfur, sulfuric acid3_________________ 
All to U.S.S.R. Yugoslavia 54. 
Italy 9,123; Yugoslavia 1,156. All to Yugoslavia. 
Greece 39,399. 
12,715 
 NA 
 106,449 
 100 
 21 
 23,100 
 3,614 
 10,340 
Talc 48,700 
Other, crude 1,071 
 MINERAL FUELS AND RELATED MATERIALS 
Petroleum refinery products: 
Gasoline, motor 
 thousand 42.gallon barrels__ -- 
 Distillate fuel oil do_ 606 
 Residual fuel oil do__ 275 
 Lubricants 3 do -- 
 NA Not available. 
 1 Compiled from official export statistics of Bulgaria and from import data
of selected trading partner countries. 
2 Compiled from import data of selected trading partner countries. - 
 ~ Data from official Bulgarian export statistics. 
Sources: Official trade returns of Bulgaria, Japan, Poland, the U.S.S.R.
and Yugoslavia; United 
Nations Statistical Papers. Commodity Trade Statistics, 1971 ed. V. 21, Nos.
2 and 8, 1973; United 
Nations, Economic Commission for Europe. Statistics of World Trade in Steel,
1970 and 1971 ed. 
1971 and 1972; and European Community, Statistical Office. Analytical Tables
NIMEXE, 1970 
and 1971 ed. Luxembourg, 1971 and 1972. 
(Metric tons unless 
otherwise 
specified) 
Commodity 
1970 1 
 1971 2 Principal sources, 19712 
 404 NA 
 644 678 
26,749 
863 
5,087 
1,133 
295 
21 
10 
25,130 
411 
2,795 
1,192 
280 
13 
NA 
975 
80,000 
90 
917 
110,000 
142 
174 
MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
 NA 24,800 
 71 
10,279 
28,213 
196,024 
 NA 
 NA 
30,000 
5,262 
21,203 
18,900 
5,482 
183 NA NA 26 
All to U.S.S.R. West Germany 5.087; 
 Belgium-Luxembourg 175. Romania 18,633; East 
 Germany 2,570. 
All to U.S.S.R. 
West Germany 5,459. 
All to Greece. 
Yugoslavia 5. 
Table 3.—Bulgaria: Imports of selected mineral commodities 
Aluminum 
Bauxite 
Oxide - 
METALS 
Metal and alloys, unwrought and semimanufactures I 
Antimony 
Copper and alloys, unwrought and seniimanufactures                    
Iron and steel: 
 Iron ore thousand tons__ 
Pig iron  
 Ferroalloys do___ 
 Steel, primary forms do___ 
Semimanufactures: 
Bars, rods, sections  
 Plates and sheets do_~ 
 Hoop and strip do___ 
Railway materials  
Wire                    
Pipes, tubes, fittings      do_~._ 
Castings and forgings _do~. Total                  
Manganese: 
 Ore and concentrate  Oxide                           See footnotes at end
of table. 
Italy 539; West Germany 121; France 18. 
U.S.S.R. 21,209; Austria 1,067; Hungary 761. 
All from U.S.S.R. 
Austria 1,205: U.S.S.R. 754; Italy 512. 
U.S.S.R. 1,026. 
U.S.S.R. 210; East Germany 39; West Germany 5. 
All from U.S.S.R. 
 465 411 U.S.S.R. 340; Czechoslovakia 
    31; Poland 14. 
 324 299 U.S.S.R. 222; Italy 34; 
    Czechoslovakia 12. 
 25 21 Hungary 5; Italy 4; Japan 
    3; West Germany 3; 
 U.S.S.R. 3. 
 58 64 U.S.S.R. 50; Yugoslavia 10. 
 16 11 U.S.S.R. 7. 
 81 110 U.S.S.R. 54; Italy 32; 
    Czechoslovakia 6; Poland 
    6. 
  ______ All from U.S.S.R. 
All from U.S.S.R. 
Japan 100; France 35. 


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