The total value of exports of selected sport and physical recreation goods in 2012-13 was $358.5m, a rise of 26% from the $285.6m recorded for 2011-12.
Throughout the period 2006-07 to 2012-13, New Zealand and the United States of America (USA) were major destinations for sport and physical recreation goods exported from Australia. However, in 2012-13, the value of exports to Singapore rose substantially from $15.6m in 2011-12 to $73.4m in 2012-13, higher than the value of exports to the USA ($42.6m).
The value (in current prices) of sport and physical recreation goods imported into Australia during 2012-13 was $2,108.7m. This was slightly higher than the $2,006.7m recorded in 2011-12.
In 2012-13, China and the USA were the two main sources of sport and physical recreation goods imported into Australia. China was the largest contributor to this figure and provided imported goods worth $847.4m while the value of goods from the USA was $332.9m.