TABLE 9.10
                                   Trends in Traffic at Major Ports

                                                                       Change        
                                               April-November*  over previous year 
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			     1994-95  1995-96*	1995	1996	1995-96	1996-97@
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			 		    (Million tonnes)	(per cent) 
 1 POL	                       82.2	91.4	59.6	61.5	 11.2	   3.2
 2 Iron Ore	               34.8	34.5	21.4	20.5	 -0.9	  -4.2
 3 Fertiliser & raw materials	8.5	 9.6	 6.7	 4.8	 12.9	 -28.4
 4 Foodgrains	                0.9	 2.8	 1.5	 1.9    211.1	  26.7
 5 Coal	                       29.9	31.1	20.0	22.9	  4.0	  14.5
 6 Vegetable oil	        0.6	 1.5	 1.2	 1.2    150.0	   0.0
 7 Other liquids	        4.9	 5.2	 2.7	 3.6	  6.1	  33.3
 8 Containerised cargo	       15.4	17.6	11.0	13.1	 14.3	  19.1
 9 Others	               20.1	21.6	13.2	14.3	  7.5	   8.3
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     Total	              197.3    215.3   137.3   143.8	  9.1	   4.7
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* Provisional.	  @ April-November.
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