Australian Bureau of Statistics
1132.0 - Directory of Transport Statistics, 2000
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The database has its own commodity classification based on 10 major (1-digit) and over 70 minor (2-digit) commodity types. It is tailored for Australian conditions and reflects the relative importance of commodities carried in Australia. This classification tends to reflect the material from which the product is made rather than the degree of value adding.
The following major commodity classifications can be aggregated into the FreightInfo classification at the 2-digit level:
FreightInfo’s commodity classification can be used to infer the economic sector (or industry) which consigned the flow, and the economic sector which received it. For this purpose FreightInfo uses a detailed (4-digit) commodity classification of over 400 commodity types.
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