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Primary commodities
Description Food and live animals, beverages and tobacco, excluding manufactured goods; crude materials, inedible, excluding fuels, synthetic fibres, waste and scrap; mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials, excluding petroleum products; animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes (United Nations 1987a, 1994).
Source United Nations (1987a). Energy Statistics: Definitions, Units of Measure and Conversion Factors. Statistical Office, Series F, No. 44 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.86.XVII.21).
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