Table 6. Estonia's foreign trade balance by groups of merchandise (EEK mn)

  Q3 1996 Q2 1996 Q3 1995
Foodstuffs -474,4 -461,0 -182,9
Mineral products -498,5 -287,4 -333,9
Products of chemical industry -511,2 -605,5 -293,7
Clothing, footwear, headgear -50,5 -136,0 -2,2
Timber, paper and products thereof 306,2 374,2 297,9
Non-precious metals and metal products -439,5 -226,1 -165,0
Machinery and equipment -1 250,3 -1 200,3 -745,3
Transport vehicles -285,1 -267,8 -197,7
Furniture etc. 139,7 111,1 86,9
Other manufactured goods -243,8 -232,8 -161,3
Total -3 307,3 -2 931,5 -1 697,1