INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports on a recorded trade basis in February 2009 was $785m. This represents an increase of 35.7% from January 2009 ($579m) and a decrease of 1.1% from February 2008 ($794m). The value of Australian merchandise exports for February 2009 was $18,898m, a 38.8% increase from the previous year ($13,614m in February 2008).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports decreased to $500m in February 2009 from $610m in February 2008, a decrease of 18.1%. The value of Australian merchandise imports for February 2009 was $16,577m, a 0.2% decrease from February 2008 ($16,607m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia