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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2003  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/01/2003   
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Contents >> Manufacturing >> Capital expenditure

As table 19.17 shows, new capital expenditure by private sector businesses in the manufacturing industry declined (by 13.3%) between 1999-2000 and 2000-01 following an increase of 2.6% between 1998-99 and 1999-2000. Three of the nine manufacturing subdivisions experienced an increase in new capital expenditure in 2000-01. The rises were for Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing (by 18.9% from a low base), Machinery and equipment manufacturing (by 11.6%), and Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing (by 9.2%). The largest percentage falls were for Wood and paper product manufacturing (by 41.1%), Metal product manufacturing (by 25.8%), and Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing (by 23.4%).

Comparing private new capital expenditure levels in 2000-01 with those of two years earlier shows lower levels in seven of the nine manufacturing subdivisions. The largest decreases were in Metal product manufacturing (by 43.4%), Wood and paper product manufacturing (by 26.1%), and Printing, publishing and recorded media (by 15.6%). The only increases were for Machinery and equipment manufacturing (by 27.5%) and Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing (by 2.4%).


19.17 PRIVATE NEW CAPITAL EXPENDITURE, Current prices(a)

1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
Industry subdivision
$m
$m
$m

Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing
2,089
2,221
2,035
Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing
263
196
233
Wood and paper product manufacturing
786
987
581
Printing, publishing and recorded media
802
782
677
Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing
1,513
1,801
1,379
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing
500
469
512
Metal product manufacturing
1,941
1,482
1,099
Machinery and equipment manufacturing
1,334
1,524
1,701
Other manufacturing
208
221
180
Total manufacturing
9,436
9,685
8,397

(a) The annual estimates are the sum of the four quarters' estimates in the year.

Source: Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia (5625.0).


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