4172.0 - Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview, 2010  
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COMMODITIES TRADED

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

Imports
Exports
Excess of
imports
over
exports
ACLC product group
$m
$m
$m

Heritage services
43.1
11.9
31.2
Books, magazines, newspapers and other printed matter
907.4
249.9
657.5
Audio and video media
197.4
61.0
136.4
Radio and television receivers and apparatus for sound or video recording or reproduction
1 003.1
124.7
878.4
Exposed photographic and cinematographic media and artistic works
132.0
81.8
50.2
Musical instruments and other performing arts equipment
153.6
10.6
143.0
Total cultural goods
2 436.6
539.8
1 896.8

Source: ABS data available on request, International Trade, 2009-10.






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