In 2009-10, Australia exported $249.9m of books, magazines, newspapers and other printed matter. This was 46% of Australia's total value of exports of cultural goods ($539.8m).
The largest cultural product group imported in 2009-10 was radio and television receivers and apparatus for sound or video recording or reproduction which accounted for 41% ($1003.1m) of cultural goods imported by Australia.
7.2 Trade in Cultural Goods, By product group - 2009-10
|ACLC product group |
|Heritage services |
|Books, magazines, newspapers and other printed matter |
|Audio and video media |
|Radio and television receivers and apparatus for sound or video recording or reproduction |
|Exposed photographic and cinematographic media and artistic works |
|Musical instruments and other performing arts equipment |
|Total cultural goods |
|Source: ABS data available on request, International Trade, 2009-10. |