4172.0 - Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview, 2009  
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COMMODITIES TRADED

In 2008-09, Australia exported $259.7m of Books, magazines, newspapers and other printed matter. This was 44% of Australia's total value of exports of cultural goods ($585.1m).

The largest cultural product group imported in 2008-09 was Radio and television receivers and apparatus for sound or video recording or reproduction which accounted for 48% ($1,526.7m) of cultural goods imported by Australia.

7.2 TRADE IN CULTURAL GOODS, By product group - 2008-09

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

Heritage services
46.5
12.0
34.5
Books, magazines, newspapers and other printed matter
1 031.4
259.7
771.7
Audio and video media
262.6
71.0
191.6
Radio and television receivers and apparatus for sound or video recording or reproduction
1 526.7
135.9
1 390.8
Exposed photographic and cinematographic media, and artistic works
160.1
95.5
64.6
Musical instruments and other performing arts equipment
150.8
11.1
139.7
Total cultural goods
3 178.1
585.1
2 593.0

Source: ABS data available on request, International Trade, 2008-09.






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