INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
On a recorded trade basis, the value of South Australia's exports in May 2010 was $804m; an increase of 20.2% over April 2010 ($669m) and 1.7% higher than the value recorded in May 2009 ($791m).
Wine remains South Australia's number one export commodity increasing in value by approximately $26m (27.8%) between April and March 2010. Wine accounted for 15.0% of all exports, with Wheat (8.5%) and Meat and meat preparations (7.7%) the next largest contributors.
The value of Australian merchandise exports for May 2010 was $19,933m; 8.6% higher than April 2010 ($18,357m) and 27.2% higher than the corresponding month of the previous year ($15,667m).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports fell to $490m in May 2010. This estimate represents a decrease of 14.1% over April 2010 ($570m) but is 7.7% higher than the value recorded in May 2009 ($454m).
The value of Australian merchandise imports for May 2010 was $17,387m; an increase of 3.5% from the previous month and 18.1% higher than the value recorded in May of the previous year ($14,727m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia