1367.0 - State and Territory Statistical Indicators, 2012  
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In January 2012:

  • the value of NT goods exported overseas was $423 million, a decrease of 13.8% on the December 2011 value of $491 million
  • the value of goods imported into the NT was $356 million, a decrease of 5.3% on the December 2011 value of $376 million, but 41.3% higher than in January 2011.

Graph Image for Monthly Merchandise Trade, NT

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Where do imports and exports statistics come from?

International merchandise trade statistics are compiled by the Australian Bureau of Statistics from information submitted by exporters and importers or their agents to the Australian Customs Service. These statistics represent movements of commodities imported directly from or exported to overseas destinations. Interstate trade movements are not included. International trade statistics are used extensively to monitor Australia's export and import performance and they are a key input to Australia's balance of payments and national accounts statistics.