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The export price index (all groups) increased by 17% in 2000-01 (table 30.33), with all commodity groups contributing to the increase. The largest increases were in Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials (28%), Chemicals and related products, n.e.s. (17%), Crude materials, inedible, except fuels (16%), Manufactured goods classified chiefly by materials (16%), and Food and live animals (15%).

Between 1995-96 and 2000-01 the all groups index increased by 19%. The major contributors were Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials (51%), Chemicals and related products, n.e.s. (32%), Beverages and tobacco (27%), and Manufactured goods classified chiefly by materials (20%).


30.33 EXPORT PRICE INDEX(a), Index Numbers based on SITC

Commodity (SITC)
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01

Food and live animals
100.3
95.6
99.6
96.6
95.7
109.6
Beverages and tobacco
108.8
112.3
120.2
128.3
131.5
137.8
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
83.4
81.8
90.3
84.0
82.6
95.7
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
108.0
110.8
121.8
119.7
127.1
162.7
Chemicals and related products, n.e.s.
91.0
88.6
96.0
96.2
102.5
119.9
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by materials
97.4
86.5
93.7
86.8
101.0
116.7
Machinery and transport equipment
99.6
93.4
95.9
97.7
98.8
104.1
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
106.2
103.2
108.2
111.7
112.5
118.4
All groups
96.1
92.4
98.9
95.7
98.0
114.8

(a) Reference year 1989-90 = 100.

Source: International Trade Price Indexes, Australia (6457.0).


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