Metal import climbed greatly by 48.83 percent in 2017, updated figures from United Nations Statistical Office constitute. Metal import strongly went up by 50.3 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it grew by 3 333.33%. The overall changes for the previous 19 years hit a decline of 94.3%. Moreover, it has shown a rise at a 0.41% average annual growth rate during the last five years with a negligible overall fall since the start of time series. It averaged 202.44 kilogram from 1999 to 2017 and it reached its all-time high of 2 690 kilogram in 1999 and record low of 1 kilogram in 2006.