Australia's trade in goods and services 2012-13

Australia's trade in goods and services by top ten partners, 2012-13

Australia's top 10 export markets (a) (A$ million)
Goods Services Total % share Rank
China 77,973 6,662 84,635 28.1 1
Japan 46,481 2,101 48,582 16.1 2
Republic of Korea 19,116 1,698 20,814 6.9 3
United States 9,022 5,507 14,529 4.8 4
India 11,418 1,844 13,262 4.4 5
New Zealand 7,309 3,559 10,868 3.6 6
Singapore 6,420 3,584 10,004 3.3 7
United Kingdom 5,520 3,927 9,447 3.1 8
Taiwan  7,531 647 8,178 2.7 9
Malaysia 5,197 1,663 6,860 2.3 10
Total exports 249,088 52,411 301,499 100.0
Exports by regions (A$ million)
Goods Services Total % share
APEC 200,854 32,576 233,430 77.4
ASEAN 10 25,028 8,947 33,975 11.3
European Union 28 (b) 15,038 8,744 23,782 7.9
OECD 101,127 23,578 124,705 41.4
Australia's top 10 import sources (c) (A$ million)
Goods Services Total % share Rank
China 44,478 1,864 46,342 14.5 1
United States (d) 27,980 11,375 39,355 12.3 2
Japan 18,346 2,302 20,648 6.5 3
Singapore 14,329 4,626 18,955 5.9 4
Thailand 11,129 2,433 13,562 4.2 5
Germany 10,930 1,465 12,395 3.9 6
United Kingdom 6,365 5,201 11,566 3.6 7
Malaysia 8,936 1,274 10,210 3.2 8
New Zealand 7,068 2,980 10,048 3.1 9
Republic of Korea 9,214 454 9,668 3.0 10
Total imports 255,391 63,959 319,350 100.0
Imports by region (A$ million)
Goods Services Total % share
APEC (d) 167,824 35,421 203,245 63.6
ASEAN 45,654 12,213 57,867 18.1
European Union 28 (b)(c) 41,729 13,532 55,261 17.3
OECD (d) 114,152 33,785 147,937 46.3
Australia's top 10 two-way trading partners (c) (A$ million)
Goods Services Total % share Rank
China 122,451 8,526 130,977 21.1 1
Japan 64,827 4,403 69,230 11.2 2
United States (d) 37,002 16,882 53,884 8.7 3
Republic of Korea 28,330 2,152 30,482 4.9 4
Singapore 20,749 8,210 28,959 4.7 5
United Kingdom 11,885 9,128 21,013 3.4 6
New Zealand 14,377 6,539 20,916 3.4 7
Thailand 16,088 3,292 19,380 3.1 8
Malaysia 14,133 2,937 17,070 2.7 9
India 13,803 2,847 16,650 2.7 10
Total two-way trade 504,479 116,370 620,849 100.0  
Two-way trade by region (A$ million)
Goods Services Total % share
APEC (d) 368,678 67,997 436,675 70.3
ASEAN 70,682 21,160 91,842 14.8
European Union 28 (b)(c) 56,767 22,276 79,043 12.7
OECD (d) 215,279 57,363 272,642 43.9

Notes

  1. All data is on a balance of payments basis, except for goods by country which are on on a recorded trade basis.
  2. Services data is EU27 only.
  3. Excludes imports of aircaft from regional import totals from Sep-08 onwards (excl the United States - see footnote (d)). This has a significant impact on import totals for France (EU28).
  4. Based on unpublished ABS data and includes confidential aircaft imports for the United States only.

Based on DFAT STARS database, ABS catalogues 5368.0 (Sep 2013) and 5368.0.55.003 and unpublished ABS data.

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Australia's top 25 imports, goods and services, 2012-13

Australia's top 25 imports, goods and services (A$ million) - (a) (b)
Rank Commodity 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 % growth
2011-12 to 2012-13
5 year trend growth
1    Personal travel (excl education) services 21,781 22,593 21,990 -2.7 5.2
2    Crude petroleum 19,307 20,908 20,187 -3.4 6.8
3    Passenger motor vehicles 14,461 15,980 17,330 8.4 4.7
4    Refined petroleum 11,262 15,564 16,854 8.3 7.3
5    Freight transport services 8,251 8,945 9,144 2.2 -0.0
6    Telecom equipment & parts 7,925 8,722 8,916 2.2 5.9
7    Medicaments (incl veterinary) 8,214 8,541 8,051 -5.7 4.6
8    Goods vehicles 5,523 7,621 7,698 1.0 7.0
9    Passenger transport services (d) 6,103 6,688 7,151 6.9 2.0
10    Computers 6,403 6,885 6,650 -3.4 4.3
11    Technical & other business services 4,561 4,706 5,586 18.7 4.0
12    Gold  5,442 6,875 5,169 -24.8 -9.7
13    Civil engineering equipment & parts 3,332 6,616 4,638 -29.9 9.3
14    Charges for intellectual property  3,872 3,962 4,079 3.0 3.4
15    Professional services 2,609 2,937 4,028 37.1 7.1
16    Business travel services 3,005 3,216 3,293 2.4 -0.8
17    Rubber tyres, treads & tubes 2,327 2,917 2,974 2.0 12.0
18    Pumps (excl liquid pumps) & parts 1,808 1,909 2,952 54.6 2.7
19    Furniture, mattresses & cushions 2,674 2,885 2,929 1.5 2.2
20    Vehicle parts & accessories 2,543 2,844 2,842 -0.1 2.4
21    Measuring & analysing instruments 2,625 2,871 2,741 -4.5 0.5
22    Heating & cooling equipment & parts 2,104 2,345 2,597 10.7 4.3
23    Electrical machinery & parts, nes 2,452 2,602 2,565 -1.4 2.1
24    Mechanical handling equip & parts 1,730 2,376 2,514 5.8 5.6
25    Pharm products (excl medicaments) 1,879 2,144 2,461 14.8 10.1
Total (c) 283,348 318,710 319,350 0.2 4.1
Analytical industry series
Commodity 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 % growth
2011-12 to 2012-13
5 year trend growth
Education (e) 1,013 1,117 1,126 0.8 5.7
Tourism (f) 30,730 32,282 nya ..

Notes

  1. Goods trade are on a recorded trade basis, Services trade are on a balance of payments basis.
  2. Please note – imports of aircraft were made confidential by the ABS from Sep-08 onwards. Imports of aircaft would rank in Australia's top 25 imports.
  3. Balance of payments basis.
  4. Includes Related agency fees & commissions.
  5. Education services includes Education-related travel services, Royalties on education services and Other education services
  6. Tourism is based on the ABS Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) andis only available on a financial year basis.

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Based on ABS trade data on DFAT STARS database and ABS catalogue 5368.0 (September 2013).

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Australia's top 25 exports, goods and services, 2012-13

Australia's top 25 exports, goods and services, (A$ million) – (a)
Rank Commodity 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 % growth
2011-12 to 2012-13
5 year trend growth
1 Iron ore & concentrates 58,396 62,695 57,082 -9.0 23.7
2 Coal 43,853 47,912 38,640 -19.4 6.1
3 Gold  13,608 15,814 15,301 -3.2 2.9
4 Education-related travel services 15,500 14,711 14,461 -1.7 1.6
5 Natural gas 10,286 11,949 14,271 19.4 16.2
6 Personal travel (excl education) services 11,788 11,864 12,583 6.1 0.7
7 Crude petroleum 11,090 11,175 9,719 -13.0 3.4
8 Wheat 5,482 6,351 6,750 6.3 16.7
9 Aluminium ores & conc (incl alumina) 5,281 5,277 5,565 5.5 -1.9
10 Copper ores & concentrates 5,130 5,387 5,352 -0.6 7.7
11 Beef, f.c.f. 4,527 4,685 5,053 7.9 1.6
12 Business travel services 3,294 3,864 4,189 8.4 10.2
13 Professional services  3,128 3,591 4,110 14.5 2.4
14 Aluminium 4,693 4,141 3,593 -13.2 -7.4
15 Technical & other business services  3,718 3,411 3,468 1.7 0.0
16 Medicaments (incl veterinary) 3,359 3,622 3,416 -5.7 -0.8
17 Copper 3,978 3,686 3,110 -15.6 3.0
18 Refined petroleum 2,665 3,186 2,927 -8.1 -1.5
19 Cotton 1,367 2,737 2,696 -1.5 51.2
20 Meat (excl beef), f.c.f. 2,325 2,359 2,522 6.9 3.6
21 Wool & other animal hair (incl tops) 2,623 2,693 2,473 -8.2 3.2
22 Passenger transport services (c) 2,800 2,620 2,332 -11.0 -9.1
23 Oil-seeds & oleaginous fruits, soft 961 1,544 2,321 50.3 44.0
24 Other transport services (d) 2,253 2,278 2,305 1.2 0.9
25 Alcoholic beverages 2,122 2,028 2,000 -1.4 -6.9
Total (b) 297,321 315,638 301,499 -4.5 5.2
Commodity 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 % growth
2011-12 to 2012-13
5 year trend growth
Analytical industry series (A$ million)
Education (e) 16,093 15,253 15,035 -1.4 1.7
Tourism  (f) 25,017 25,547 nya ..

Notes

  1. Goods trade are on a recorded trade basis, Services trade are on a balance of payments basis.
  2. Balance of payments basis.
  3. Includes Related agency fees & commissions.
  4. Other transport services exports covers a range of services provided in Australian airports and ports, including Cargo & baggage handling services, Agents fees associated with freight transportation and Airport & port charges.
  5. Education services includes Education related travel services, Royalties on education services and Other education services.
  6. Tourism is based on the ABS Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) and is only available on a financial year basis.

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Based on ABS trade data on DFAT STARS database and ABS catalogue 5368.0 (September 2013).

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2012

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