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1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Mar 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/05/2009   
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Contents >> Trade >> Trade by Commodity

TRADE BY COMMODITY

More than a quarter of Victoria's exports (27.3%) in the year ended February 2009 were Food and live animals. Machinery and transport equipment was next, contributing 21.6% of total exports. Compared with the year ended February 2008, exports of Food and live animals rose $931m, while Chemicals and related products, n.e.c. rose $235m, and Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials rose $172m. The largest decreases in exports over the same period were in Machinery and transport equipment (- $261m) and Beverages and tobacco (- $101m).

In the year ended February 2009, imports of Machinery and transport equipment comprised 39.4% of total Victorian imports, more than twice the size of the next largest category (Miscellaneous manufactured articles, 15.9%). Increases were recorded in all of the import commodity categories when compared with the previous 12-month period. The largest increases were in Miscellaneous manufactured articles ($1,151m), Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials ($1,015m) and Machinery and transport equipment ($943m).


View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 International Merchandise Trade, Victoria, By Commodity (file size 52kB).

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