EMPLOYMENT SIZE OF EXPORTING BUSINESSES
In 14 of the 15 manufacturing industry subdivisions, the value of exports of goods produced by businesses employing 100 or more persons exceeded that of businesses employing fewer than 100 persons. The exception was Furniture and other manufacturing.
Businesses employing 100 or more persons contributed most significantly to total exports at the subdivision level in Pulp, paper and converted paper manufacturing (89%, or $0.5b) and Petroleum and coal manufacturing (89%, or $0.9b). Furniture and other manufacturing was the subdivision with the lowest proportion (9%, or $26m) of exports produced by businesses employing 100 or more persons.