Table E.—Commodities with the Slowest Growing Domestic Supply, Selected Years

Commodity number Description 1992–96 1987–92
Domestic supply Imports Domestic supply
Change in level (millions of dollars) Average annual rate of growth (percent) Rank by average annual rate of growth Change in level (millions of dollars) Import change/domestic supply change (percent) Average annual rate of growth (percent) Rank by average annual rate of growth
All commodities2,954,2476.2249,5668.55.6
13Ordnance and accessories–5,601–7.393138(/1/)–3.593
60Aircraft and parts–17,883–6.092–4412.54.345
07Coal mining–3,532–3.991153(/1/)1.977
39Metal containers206.4908842.72.375
15Tobacco products589.489–564(/1/)6.720
65CWater transportation811.988–895(/1/)9.58
62Scientific and controlling instruments8,0391.9874,68358.34.538
16Broad and narrow fabrics, yarn and thread mills3,8062.486–11(/1/)1.483
01Livestock and livestock products9,1792.5853593.91.285
63Ophthalmic and photographic equipment3,0412.7842,42279.64.441

1. The ratio is not meaningful, because the change in imports and the change in domestic supply move in opposite directions.

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