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Manufactures

Rank Commodity (a) (b) $ million % share
1 Aluminium 3,968 9.3
2 Copper 3,849 9.0
3 Medicaments (incl veterinary) 2,415 5.6
4 Passenger motor vehicles 1,779 4.2
5 Aircraft, spacecraft & parts 1,660 3.9
6 Telecom equipment & parts 1,239 2.9
7 Medical instruments (incl veterinary) 1,166 2.7
8 Zinc 1,008 2.4
9 Measuring & analysing instruments 886 2.1
10 Civil engineering equipment & parts 883 2.1
11 Lead 858 2.0
12 Paper & paperboard 827 1.9
13 Nickel 810 1.9
14 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 791 1.8
15 Vehicle parts & accessories 760 1.8
16 Specialised machinery & parts 754 1.8
17 Pigments, paints & varnishes 749 1.8
18 Inorganic chemical elements 732 1.7
19 Pearls & gems 672 1.6
20 Computer parts & accessories 649 1.5
Total manufactures exports (c) 42,793 100.0

(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 catalogues 5302.0

Australia's manufactures exports

($ billion)

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; A$42.8b in 2014

Based on ABS catalogue 5302.0.

Last Updated: 26 November 2015
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