1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2002
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/01/2002
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In 2000-01, Australia's merchandise exports increased by 23% to $119.6b and its merchandise imports increased by 7% to $118.3b. Exports exceeded imports by $1.3b, following a deficit of $12.8b in 1999-2000. This is the first merchandise trade surplus since 1993-94 (table 30.19 and graph 30.20).