Australia’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Australia amounted to US$191.2 billion in 2015, down -29% since 2011 with a one-year -20.5% drop from 2014. Australia’s top 10 exports accounted for 76.5% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, Australia’s total Gross Domestic Product amounted to $1.137 […]

Highest Value Australian Export Products

Iron, coal, petroleum gases and gold lead the top 20 highest value Australian export products and accounted for almost half (47.2%) of the total value of Australian shipments in 2015. Australia also exports significant quantities of other base metals, wheat, meat and wool. The following list shows which Australian exports attracted the most sales during […]

Australia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of Australia’s 10 largest export companies operate in the diversified metals and mining industry. A trio of Australian oil and gas industry players also rank among the island country’s top 10 exporters. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Australian exports declined by -28.8% from US$268.3 billion in […]

Highest Value Australian Import Products

Cars, trucks, automotive parts and rubber tires were among the 20 highest value Australian import products in 2015. The most valuable Australian imports also include fossil fuels including refined and crude oils. Phone system devices including smartphones is another area where Australia’s domestic supply lags demand, as is the case for imported computers and medication […]

Top Oceanian Export Countries

You’re forgiven if you know little about Oceania, a geographic region comprised of many islands sprinkled on the Pacific Ocean. Sometimes, Oceania is automatically assumed to be Australia and New Zealand only, particularly when searching for international trade partners. Exports from Oceania were worth about US$235.5 billion in 2015, down -25.7% since 2011 when exports […]

Australia’s Top 10 Imports

Australian imports amounted to US$200.8 billion in 2015, down -14.3% since 2011 and -11.8% from 2014 to 2015. Australia’s top 10 imports accounted for over two-thirds (67.8%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Australian imports represent 1.1% of total global imports which totaled $18.74 trillion. From a continental perspective, 59.1% […]

New Zealand’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from New Zealand amounted to US$38 billion in 2015, up 1.1% since 2011 but down -8.6% from 2014 to 2015. New Zealand’s top 10 exports accounted for 67.7% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, New Zealand’s total Gross Domestic Product […]

Trade Wars: China Versus Australia

Chinese and Australian exporters and importers exchanged a total of about US$136.8 billion worth of products, a figure that represents inter-country sales to customers in both nations during 2014. Although China is the world’s number one exporter with global shipments valued almost 10 times higher than those for number 21 Australia, that doesn’t mean that […]