1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Sep 2007  
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MAJOR TRADING PARTNERS

For the year ended August 2007, Victoria recorded its highest trade deficit with China (-$6,629m) followed by USA (-$5,066m) and Japan (-$3,118m). For the same period, Victoria recorded its highest trading surplus with Saudi Arabia ($948m) followed by Papua New Guinea ($125m) and Hong Kong ($120m).

INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE(a)(b), By Major Trading Partners

Year ended August
2006
Year ended August
2007


Exports
Imports
Exports
Imports
$m
$m
$m
$m

Belgium
53
527
92
560
Brazil
59
286
77
247
Canada
238
472
241
544
China
1 747
7 587
2 086
8 715
Fiji
141
69
96
67
Finland
11
240
18
282
France
118
1 844
167
1 619
Germany
395
3 215
396
3 342
Hong Kong (Sar of China)
564
395
492
372
India
252
466
323
488
Indonesia
535
955
506
1 063
Italy
275
1 425
260
1 657
Japan
1 707
4 873
1 802
4 920
Korea, Republic of
1 187
1 548
1 312
1 432
Malaysia
455
1 621
539
1 769
Mexico
183
342
158
389
Netherlands
146
455
137
515
New Zealand
2 132
2 179
2 188
2 254
Pakistan
65
71
83
70
Papua New Guinea
151
54
160
35
Philippines
241
206
196
192
Saudi Arabia
1 064
167
1 044
96
Singapore
632
2 385
603
2 133
South Africa
279
480
203
419
Sweden
90
794
59
658
Switzerland
68
384
49
458
Taiwan
568
1 193
545
1 339
Thailand
602
1 438
625
2 102
United Kingdom
696
1 634
708
1 650
United States of America
1 826
7 130
1 890
6 956
Other and unknown
2 922
5 203
3 094
5 337
Total(c)
19 401
49 640
20 149
51 682

(a) Victorian imports are those imported goods released from Customs control within Victoria. Victorian exports are those whose final stage of production or manufacture occurred within Victoria.
(b) The list of countries in this table reflects the volume of trade with Victoria.
(c) Any other discrepancies between sums of component items and the total are due to rounding.
Source: ABS data available on request, Merchandise Exports Collection; ABS data available on request, Merchandise Imports Collection.



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