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Australia's top manufactures exports 2013

Rank Commodity (a) (b) $ million % share
1 Aluminium 3,675 9
2 Copper 3,373 8
3 Medicaments (incl veterinary) 3,085 8
4 Passenger motor vehicles 1,975 5
5 Aircraft, spacecraft & parts 1,384 3
6 Telecom equipment & parts 1,055 3
7 Medical instruments (incl veterinary) 1,020 3
8 Lead 923 2
9 Zinc 865 2
10 Civil engineering equipment & parts 857 2
11 Specialised machinery & parts 800 2
12 Measuring & analysing instruments 794 2
13 Paper & paperboard 780 2
14 Inorganic chemical elements 772 2
15 Vehicle parts & accessories 711 2
16 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 679 1.7
17 Pigments, paints & varnishes 656 1.6
18 Nickel 653 1.6
19 Computer parts & accessories 601 1.5
20 Silver & platinum 590 1.4
Total manufactures exports (c) 40,961 100.0

(a) Recorded trade basis.
(b) Excludes confidential items of trade.
(c) Total manufactures exports on a balance of payments basis.
Based on ABS trade data on DFAT STARS database and ABS catalogue 5368.0.

Australia's manufactures exports

($ billion)

A$31.8b in 2002; A$25.1b in 2003; A$30.0b in 2004; A$27.8b in 2005; A$29.3b in 2006; A$26.9b in 2007; A$30.9b in 2008; A$29.9b in 2009; A$30.1b in 2010; A$36.1b in 2011; A$37.2b in 2012; $40.9b in 2013

Based on ABS catalogue 5302.0.

Last Updated: 2 February 2015
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