INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports on a recorded trade basis in July 2009 was $644m; a slight increase from June 2009 ($632m) but still 24.8% lower than the value recorded in July 2008. The value of Australian merchandise exports for July 2009 was $15,458m, a 17.1% decrease from the previous year ($18,645m in July 2008).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports increased 13.6% to $520m in July 2009. This is 26.4% lower than the value of imports recorded in July 2008. The value of Australian merchandise imports for July 2009 was $16,698m, a 14.9% decrease from July 2008 ($19,617m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia