7501.0 - Value of Principal Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, Preliminary, 2009-10 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/02/2011   
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Due to significant decreases in the value of whole milk, the total gross value of livestock products decreased by 9% to $5.7 billion. The gross value of whole milk decreased by 15% to $3.4 billion. The value of total wool production increased 7% to $1.9 billion. Although production rose by less than 1%, the average price increased by 6%. Egg production in 2009-10 was worth $365 million, down by 18%, as production fell by 6% and average prices by 13%.