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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Contents >> Trade >> Commodities exported overseas

Tasmania’s international exports have historically been mainly composed of raw materials and their products. This pattern continued in 2005-06; among the most valuable export commodity groups were zinc (24.0%), aluminium (19.9%) and wood chips (13.7%).

VALUE OF SELECTED OVERSEAS EXPORTS(a)(b)(c)

2004-05
2005-06
Change from
2004-05
Commodity
$’000
$’000
%

Zinc
391,679
589,622
50.5
Aluminium
382,708
487,711
27.4
Wood in chips or particles and wood waste
76,793
336,958
338.8
Copper ores and concentrates
149,565
214,485
43.4
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs (including preparations thereof)
139,372
145,062
4.1
Meat and meat preparations
147,630
134,225
-9.1
Dairy products and eggs
100,107
98,696
-1.4
Iron ore and concentrates
46,765
82,568
76.6
Cork and wood manufactures (excluding furniture)
43,915
51,651
17.6
Power generating machinery and equipment
4,121
37,145
801.5
Other and confidential
1,156,557
690,668
-40.3
Total
2,387,806
2,451,837
8.7


(a) The value of goods measured on a free on board (f.o.b.) basis includes all production and other costs incurred up until the goods are placed on board the international carrier for export. Free on board values exclude international insurance and transport costs. They include the value of the outside packaging in which the product is wrapped, but do not include the value of the international freight containers used for transporting the goods.

(b) Includes the top 10 overseas exports from Tasmania by value.
(c) Exports commodities subject to confidentiality restrictions are included in other and confidential (for more information see International Merchandise Trade, Australia, Concepts, Sources and Methods (cat. no. 5489.0) and International Merchandise Trade: Confidential Commodities List (cat. no.5372.0.55.001).
Source: ABS data available on request.



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