INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports on a recorded trade basis in July 2008 was $861m. This represents a slight decrease of 5.1% from the result for June 2008 ($907m) and is 27.6% lower than the result for May 2008 ($1,190m). The current figure is also 4.5% lower than the value of exports for the same time in the previous year ($902m in July 2007). The value of Australian merchandise exports for July 2008 was $18,219m, a 26.5% increase from the previous year ($14,405m in July 2007).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports increased to $709m in July 2008 from $511m in July 2007, an increase of 38.7%. The value of Australian merchandise imports for July 2008 was $19,658m, a 29.0% increase from July 2007 ($15,243m).
Value of International Merchandise Exports and Imports(a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia