Australian Bureau of Statistics
1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2003
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/01/2003
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Profits before income tax earned by incorporated manufacturing businesses with 20 or more employees decreased by 2.7% between 1999-2000 and 2000-01, following an increase of 9.7% from 1998-99 to 1999-2000 (table 19.19). Profits rose between 1999-2000 and 2000-01 in three of the nine manufacturing subdivisions; by far the largest increase was recorded in Metal product manufacturing ($1,059m, or 95.9%) which is an increase of 333.5% in profits since 1998-99. Large declines occurred between 1999-2000 and 2000-01 in Other manufacturing (by 69.0%), Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing (by 40.1%), Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing (by 37.2%), and Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing (by 32.0%).
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