INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
On a recorded trade basis, the value of South Australia's exports in September 2009 was $683m; a slight increase of 0.4% over August 2009 ($680m) but still 16.9% lower than the value recorded in September 2008 ($822m). The value of Australian merchandise exports for September 2009 was $15,695m, a 27.4% decrease from the corresponding month of the previous year ($21,630m).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports rose 6.7% to $531m in September 2009. This is 20.3% lower than the value of imports recorded in September 2008 ($666m). The value of Australian merchandise imports for September 2009 was $17,637m, a 15.8% decrease from September of the previous year ($20,946m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia