4172.0 - Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview, 2010  
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CULTURAL TRADE BY COUNTRY

During 2009-10, almost half (46%) of Australia's cultural exports went to New Zealand ($250.3m), with large quantities also going to the United States of America ($57.6m) and the United Kingdom ($50.5m).

7.3 Exports of Cultural Goods, By country and product group - 2009-10

ACLC PRODUCT GROUP(a)
Heritage
services
Books,
magazines
etc.
Audio
and video
media
Radio and
television
receivers etc.
Exposed film
media and
artistic works
Musical
instruments
Total
cultural
goods
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

Canada
0.1
3.6
0.8
0.9
0.7
0.1
6.2
China
0.2
0.9
4.7
3.1
1.0
0.3
10.2
Fiji
-
1.2
0.5
1.0
0.1
0.1
2.8
Germany
-
0.8
0.9
5.5
2.7
0.8
10.7
Hong Kong (SAR of China)
1.1
4.2
0.8
7.1
5.3
0.2
18.6
Japan
-
0.9
3.0
3.8
3.8
0.4
12.0
Korea, Republic of
0.7
0.8
0.4
1.9
3.2
0.1
7.1
Malaysia
-
2.5
0.4
3.0
0.8
0.1
6.7
Netherlands
-
0.2
0.4
2.5
0.7
0.1
3.9
New Zealand
0.2
180.2
31.6
28.7
5.4
4.2
250.3
Papua New Guinea
-
6.0
0.1
1.4
0.2
0.1
7.8
Singapore
0.1
10.2
2.5
7.7
2.8
0.1
23.4
South Africa
-
3.0
0.3
1.7
0.3
0.3
5.7
Taiwan
0.1
0.3
0.5
0.4
0.8
-
2.1
Thailand
0.1
2.4
0.2
3.9
-
-
6.5
United Kingdom
5.4
9.6
1.0
13.6
20.4
0.5
50.5
United States of America
2.2
11.4
8.0
17.7
16.7
1.6
57.6
Other countries
1.5
11.6
5.0
21.0
17.1
1.5
57.7
Total all countries
11.9
249.9
61.0
124.7
81.8
10.6
539.8

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) The descriptions of the ACLC product groups shown have been abbreviated for space reasons. See table 7.2 for the full descriptions.
Source: ABS data available on request, International Trade, 2009-10.



Australia imported $656.4m of cultural goods from China in 2009-10, with the bulk of this ($425.5m or 65%) comprising radio and television receivers and apparatus for sound or video recording or reproduction. Imports from the United Kingdom totalled $370.1m, while imports from the United States of America totalled $355.4m and from Malaysia totalled $302.5m.

7.4 Imports of Cultural Goods, By country and product group - 2009-10

ACLC PRODUCT GROUP(a)
Heritage
services
Books,
magazines
etc.
Audio
and video
media
Radio and
television
receivers etc.
Exposed film
media and
artistic works
Musical
instruments
etc.
Total
cultural
goods
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

Austria
0.1
0.4
6.1
0.6
2.0
0.5
9.7
Canada
0.9
2.9
0.6
2.2
0.7
0.7
8.0
China
3.4
148.4
7.0
425.5
25.9
46.3
656.4
Denmark
0.1
2.2
0.1
4.0
0.1
0.3
6.9
France
6.3
4.1
2.2
3.5
5.8
2.3
24.1
Germany
0.5
12.1
14.9
8.3
3.2
7.3
46.3
Hong Kong (SAR of China)
0.4
74.0
2.8
8.2
0.6
0.5
86.6
India
0.2
3.1
0.3
1.0
0.8
0.3
5.8
Indonesia
0.4
2.3
1.3
36.3
3.0
19.4
62.8
Ireland
-
0.3
0.3
0.1
-
-
0.7
Italy
0.4
5.6
4.6
2.8
3.3
1.5
18.1
Japan
0.9
13.5
46.7
20.2
3.7
28.4
113.4
Korea, Republic of
-
3.9
0.1
21.6
2.3
2.1
30.1
Malaysia
-
7.5
0.4
294.5
0.1
-
302.5
Mexico
-
0.5
0.1
22.6
0.1
1.7
25.0
Netherlands
0.5
1.8
2.4
2.1
5.2
0.5
12.5
New Zealand
0.3
16.0
2.0
0.6
2.5
0.5
22.1
Philippines
0.3
0.1
0.1
43.1
0.2
-
43.8
Singapore
0.2
73.0
19.0
3.9
0.4
0.1
96.5
South Africa
0.1
1.5
0.1
0.1
1.9
-
3.6
Spain
0.1
1.6
-
0.5
0.4
0.7
3.3
Sweden
-
1.4
1.2
2.3
0.1
0.6
5.7
Switzerland
1.1
1.4
0.3
0.4
0.8
0.3
4.3
Taiwan
-
3.7
10.0
9.7
1.8
3.6
28.8
Thailand
0.1
3.5
0.7
26.6
6.9
0.2
38.1
Turkey
0.1
0.1
-
0.7
-
0.1
1.1
United Kingdom
16.4
285.4
37.5
8.8
19.1
2.9
370.1
United States of America
4.4
226.5
33.3
41.0
21.2
29.2
355.4
Other countries
6.0
10.4
3.4
11.9
19.8
3.4
54.8
Total all countries
43.1
907.4
197.4
1 003.1
132.0
153.6
2 436.6

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) The descriptions of the ACLC product groups shown have been abbreviated for space reasons. See table 7.2 for the full descriptions.
Source: ABS data available on request, International Trade, 2009-10.






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