Australian Bureau of Statistics
7501.0 - Value of Principal Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, Preliminary, 2003-04
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/01/2005
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Agricultural production value recovering after drought
Farmers are recovering from the drought with the value of agricultural production up 12% in 2003–04, according to preliminary figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today.
The estimated gross value of Australian agricultural production was $36.6 billion for the year ended 30 June 2004 (up from $32.6 billion the previous year).
Crop production, valued at $20.2 billion, had the largest gains (up from $15.5 billion). The largest increases came from the major cereal crops with the gross value for:
However, livestock products fell, valued at $5.5 billion (down from $6.4 billion).
Further details are in Value of Principal Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia 2003–04 (cat. no. 7501.0).
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