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Fiji's Direction of Trade with Major Trading Partner Countries: 2004 - 2008
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Fastest Growing Exports

Fiji's main exports are sugar, garments, gold, timber, fish, molasses, mineral water and coconut oil. Other domestic exports that have increased for the past five years are ginger, flour, taro and sweet biscuits. The main export destinations are USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and other Pacific island countries. The main import items are manufactured goods, machinery, petroleum products, food and chemicals from Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, NZ and China.
 
On merchandise trade, Fiji’s total exports in 2009, was $1, 230 million out of which $895 million were from domestic exports. Compared to the corresponding months of 2008, total exports fell by 19.6 percent due to lower receipts from re-exports of mineral fuels and low earnings from sugar, mineral water, woodchips, garments, uncooked pasta, flour, and taro. However, in 2010, exports are projected to grow by 8.9 percent driven by high earnings anticipated from re-exports, gold and fish. The rebound is also consistent with the recovery of external demand as global economy recovers. 

 
Fiji's Major Domestic Exports 2005 - 2009: (F$ million)
Domestic Exports 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Sugar 224 215 185 248 187
Fish 83 98 101 134 157
Garments 120 95 97 100 84
Mineral Water 68 87 105 109 80
Gold 59 43 3 27 40
Sweet Biscuits 13 18 20 26 34
Molasses 10 19 10 14 21
Taro 19 21 24 22 20
Flour 9 11 13 19 18
Woodchips 24 13 27 28 11
Ginger 6 5 5 5 6
Source: Fiji Bureau of Statistics