INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports on a recorded trade basis in August 2008 was $1,100m. This represents an increase of 28.4% from July 2008 ($857m) and 32.3% from August 2007 ($832m). The value of Australian merchandise exports for August 2008 was $20,224m, a 38.1% increase from the previous year ($14,643m in August 2007).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports increased to $591m in August 2008 from $573m in August 2007, an increase of 3.0%. The value of Australian merchandise imports for August 2008 was $18,455m, a 9.4% increase from August 2007 ($16,871m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS(a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia