INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
South Australia's value of exports on a recorded trade basis in March 2009 was $807m. This represents an increase of 4.7% from February 2009 ($771m) and a decrease of 9.7% from March 2008 ($894m). The value of Australian merchandise exports for March 2009 was $20,002m, a 29.6% increase from the previous year ($15,436m in March 2008).
The value of South Australian merchandise imports decreased to $567m in March 2009 from $581m in March 2008, a decrease of 2.4%. The value of Australian merchandise imports for March 2009 was $17,318m, a 3.6% increase from March 2008 ($16,716m).
VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS (a),
on a recorded trade basis, South Australia