INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports on a recorded trade basis in December 2008 was $915m. This represents an increase of 19.5% from November 2008 ($765m) but a decrease of 3.1% from December 2007 ($944m). The value of Australian merchandise exports for December 2008 was $21,482m, a 37.9% increase from the previous year ($15,582m in December 2007).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports increased to $595m in December 2008 from $554m in December 2007, an increase of 7.5%. The value of Australian merchandise imports for December 2008 was $20,130m, a 28.2% increase from December 2007 ($15,699m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia