INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports on a recorded trade basis in April 2009 was $701m. This represents a decrease of 12.0% from March 2009 ($797m) and a decrease of 11.4% from April 2008 ($792m). The value of Australian merchandise exports for April 2009 was $16,383m, a 0.2% increase from the previous year ($16,352m in April 2008).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports decreased to $456m in April 2009 from $711m in April 2008, a decrease of 35.8%. The value of Australian merchandise imports for April 2009 was $16,228m, a 7.6% decrease from April 2008 ($17,567m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia