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Data, on foreign trade ln petroleum recently obtained froa theand Czechoslovak statistical*light revision ln the statistics presented ln. 2/ The Bulgarian yearbook reports Imports of petroleum from the USSR and Rumania aB veil an total Imports. Unknown quantities of petroleum have been reported shipped to Czechoslovakia by thc USSR, and It was therefore assumed that the additional amounts imported by Czechoslovakia Indicated In the Czechoslovak yearbook originated In the USSR. The nev data result ln an Increase In the estimate of exports from the USSRmall decrease In the estimate of exports from Rumania. Known Imports from the Free World were subtracted frees the quantities reported in the yearbooks.
The revisions are significant for Bulgaria and Czechoslovakia In certain postwar years, but in no one year do the revisions in thetrade balance in the Blocigure within tbe estimated margin of error (plus or minusercent) of the datatn The category "unspecified'* under "type or product" represents thc difference between the new totals and those given in CIA/RR
* Tho estimates and conclusions contained ln this report represent the best Judgment of ORR as
** Por oerlally numbered source references, see the Appendix.
Thc tables that follow should be substituted for the corresponding tables in.
Weight of IraportB of Petroleum into Czechoslovakia from Other SinoSoviet Bloc Countries, by Type of Product
Thousand Metric Tons Type of Product 23 4 5 6
Crude oil
oil
fuel oil
c/
except as noted.
no additional information isthe distribution by type of product,inave been reduced
Weight of Imports of Petroleum into Czechoslovakia from Other SinoSoviet Bloc Countries, by Origin
amount of petroleum importedo be0 tons less than wasin. Because Rumania wascountry estimated to have shipped moretons to Czechoslovakia, imports fromreduced by that amount.
Metric Tons
OrIki"
467
508
378
b/
European Satellites
East Germany Hungary Rumania
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0 0
229
b/
i
weight of exports of petroleum from rumania to other sinosoviet bloc countries, by destination
thousand metric tone
destination
satellites
b/
d
germany
china
vietnam
2w, except as noted.
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c. the amount of petroleum imported3 was reported byo be0 tons less than wasin. because rumania was the only country estimated to have shipped more0 tons toexports to that country were reduced0 tons.
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