INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports on a recorded trade basis in September 2008 was $871m. This represents a decrease of 18.5% from August 2008 ($1,069m) and 3.7% from September 2007 ($904m). The value of Australian merchandise exports for September 2008 was $21,628m, a 57.4% increase from the previous year ($13,740m in September 2007).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports increased to $669m in September 2008 from $573m in September 2007, an increase of 16.8%. The value of Australian merchandise imports for September 2008 was $20,975m, a 34.7% increase from September 2007 ($15,572m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS(a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia