1345.4 - SA Stats, Mar 2008  
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INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE


EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports (in original terms) in January 2008 was $657m, an increase of 10.8% from the value of exports in January 2007 ($593m). The largest reported increases in value of exports over this period were for Road vehicles, parts and accessories (up $58.6m, or 502.4%) and Petroleum and petroleum products (up $5.9m, or 25.9%). The largest declines in value were reported for the exports of Metals and metal manufactures (down $66.0m, or 37.5%) and Wine (down $6.6m, or 6.1%).

The value of Australian merchandise exports for January 2008 was $13,185m, which was 4.4% greater than that for January 2007.

The value of South Australian merchandise imports increased to $634m in January 2008 from $554m in December 2007. In January 2007 the state's merchandise imports amounted to $600m.

The value of Australian merchandise imports for January 2008 was $16,937m, a 16.5% increase from January 2007.

VALUE OF MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS,
Original, South Australia
Value of merchandise exports and imports, original, South Australia
Source: International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia (cat. no. 5368.0)