1345.4 - SA Stats, Jan 2011  
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INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE


EXPORTS AND IMPORTS

On a recorded trade basis, the value of South Australia's exports in November 2010 was $710m; a decrease of 25.2% from October 2010 ($949m) but 7.7% higher than the value recorded in November 2009 ($659m).

Copper remained South Australia's number one export commodity in November 2010, contributing 13.9% to the states total exports. Wine was the second largest contributor accounting for 10.8%, followed by Meat and meat preparations (9.6%).

The value of Australian merchandise exports for November 2010 was $19,751m; 3.9% lower than October 2010 ($20,543m) but 35.1% higher than the corresponding month of the previous year ($14,615m).

The value of South Australian merchandise imports rose to $572m in November 2010. This estimate represents an increase of 9.7% from October 2010 ($521m) but is 10.8% lower than the value recorded in November 2009 ($641m).

The value of Australian merchandise imports for November 2010 was $19,152m; an increase of 8.4% from the previous month and 9.0% higher than the value recorded in November of the previous year ($17,564m).

VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a), on a recorded trade basis, South Australia
Graph: VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a), on a recorded trade basis, South Australia