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

Wininger, Donald C
Burma,   pp. 179-186 PDF (770.5 KB)


Page 183

Table 8.—Burma: Imports of mineral commodities 1—Continued 
(Metric tons unless otherwise specified) 
- Commodity 1970 1971 Principal sources, 1971 
 1,250 7 Belgium-Luxembourg 6; Spain 1. 
 1,016 51 All from United Kingdom. 
 20 1 All from Netherlands. 
 2,212 1 All from United Kingdom. 
 56 105 Netherlands 40; West Germany 34; 
    Belgium-Luxembourg 19. 
 96 117 United Kingdom 73; Japan 18; West 
    Germany 17. 
 6 1 Mainly from Singapore. 
 1 (2) Mainly from Japan. 
 902 -- 
 427 4,550 All from Belgium-Luxembourg. 
 3 2 All from United Kingdom. 
 3012 5,793 United Kingdom 1,830; Netherlands 1,171; 
    West Germany 1,116. 
 23 25 West Germany 8; France 6; Sweden 5. 
 2 -.. 
 59 (2) All from West Germany. 
 1,331 406 Mainly from West Germany. 
 12 16 Japan 14; West Germany 2. 
 213 104 India 80; West Germany 20; Japan 2. 
 (2) —— 
 507 35 
 250 50 
 206,829 210,602 
 82 112 
 -- 740 
 5 1 
 1,473 2,009 
 5 2 
 1 392 United Kingdom 266; West Germany 126. 
 10 50,273 All from British Arabian States. 
 126 116 Singapore 62; Japan 22; United Kingdom 
    21. 
 527 1,755 Netherlands 1,107; Japan 354; Hungary 
    118. 
 7 8,823 Mainly from Iran. 
 53,713 109,209 Malaysia 97,564; Japan 8,506. 
 48 43 West Germany 29; East Germany 9; United 
       Kingdom 4. 
 9 373 All from United Kingdom. 
r Revised. 
i Imports for consumption only; does not include imports into bond by commodity.
2 Less than ~ unit. 
THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF BURMA 
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NONMETALS—Continued 
Fertilizer materials: 
ManufactUred: 
Nitrogenous                 
Phosphatic                  
Potassic 
Mixed 
Ammonia 
Graphite, natural 
Iodine                            
Mica, all forms 
Precious and semiprecious stones, except diamond: 
 Jade carats,.~ 
 Manufactured thousand carats.. - 
Salt                               
Sodium and potassium compounds, n.e.s.: 
Caustic soda                    
Caustic potash, sodic and potassic peroxides                     
Stone, sand and gravel: 
Gravel and crushed rock 
Quartz and quartzite             
Sulfur: 
Elemental                     Sulfuric acid                    
Other nonmetals, n.e.s.: 
Crude, ~ -           
Oxides, hydroxides of magnesium...... 
Building materials of asphalt, asbestos and fiber cement, and unfired nonmetals,
n.e.s                  
MINERALS FUELS AND RELATED MATERIALS 
Carbonblack 
Coal and briquets: 
Anthracite and bituminous         
Lignite and lignite briquets 
Coke and semicoke                  
Hydrogen, helium, and inert gases 
Petroleum: 
Crude........thousand 42-gallon barrels.. - 
Refinery products: 
 Gasoline, aviation do - 
Kerosine and jet fuel 
 42-gallon barrels - 
Residual fuel oil         
Lubricants 
thousand 42-gallon barrels - 
Mineral jelly and wax 
 42-gallon barrels - 
Other: 
Nonlubricating oils, n.e.s. 
thousand 42-gallon barrels - 
Petroleum asphalt and pitch 
 42-gallon barrels - 
Bituminous mixtures, n.e.s 
do - - 
Mineral tar and other coal-, petroleum-, or gas-derived crude chemicals 
United Kingdom 30; Japan 5. 
Japan 44; West Germany 6. 
All from India. 
All from United States. 
All from West Germany. 
Mainly from Japan. 
Brunei 1,153; Malaysia 856. Mainly from Iran. 
COMMODITY REVIEW 
 METALS level of early 1970 apparently did not have 
too adverse an effect on operations since 
Antimony—Small-scale extraction of an- actual production has continued
to rise. 
timceny ore and concentrate continued. A   Copper.—Full-scale geophysical
prospect- 
decline in antimony prices from the high ing at the Monywa copper mine is
sched 


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