CONTRIBUTION OF BUSINESSES THAT EXPORT
Depending on the measure selected, businesses that do not export accounted for between 49% and 63% of activity at the total manufacturing level in 2006-07. The percentage contribution of non-exporting businesses was greatest, across all variables presented, in Printing (including the reproduction of recorded media) and Furniture and other manufacturing.
Pulp, paper and converted paper product manufacturing was the industry in which businesses which export up to and including 50% of their sales of goods produced made the greatest contribution to IVA, sales and service income employment and wages and salaries.
At the total manufacturing level, businesses which exported more than 50% of their sales of goods produced tended to contribute a higher proportion to sales and service income and industry value added than to employment and wages and salaries. This pattern differed among individual industries but was most prevalent in Primary metal and metal product manufacturing.