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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2003  
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Contents >> International Accounts and Trade >> Export price index

The export price index (all groups) increased by 2% in 2001-02 (table 30.33). The largest increase was from Food and live animals, up 9%, while the decreases were in Manufactured goods classified chiefly by materials, down 10%, and Chemicals and related products, n.e.s., down 6%.

Between 1995-96 and 2001-02 the all groups index increased by 21%. The major contributors were Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials (53%), Beverages and tobacco (31%), Chemicals and related products, n.e.s. (24%), and Food and live animals (19%).


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
2001-02

Food and live animals
100.3
95.6
99.6
96.6
95.7
109.6
118.9
Beverages and tobacco
108.8
112.3
120.2
128.3
131.5
137.8
142.8
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
83.4
81.8
90.3
84.0
82.6
95.7
99.0
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
108.0
110.8
121.8
119.7
127.1
162.7
164.7
Chemicals and related products, n.e.s.
91.0
88.6
96.0
96.2
102.5
119.9
113.0
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by materials
97.4
86.5
93.7
86.8
101.0
116.7
105.1
Machinery and transport equipment
99.6
93.4
95.9
97.7
98.8
104.1
105.6
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
106.2
103.2
108.2
111.7
112.5
118.4
119.2
All groups
96.1
92.4
98.9
95.7
98.0
114.8
116.7

(a) Reference year 1989-90 = 100.0.

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


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