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In 2007 the Solomon Islands exports were valued at approximately $109 million and 50% of the country’s exports went to the Republic of China. Other major export destinations include Japan, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea. Among the countries main export commodities are timber, fish, copra, cocoa and palm oil. The Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA), a statutory body aims to promote the country’s commodity exports. 2007 imports were valued at $194 million and were mainly sourced from Australia, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand and the United States. The average ad valorem tariff for imported goods is 9.9% (2008). The country’s main imports are machines, transport equipment, manufactured goods, mineral fuels and chemicals.