Highest Value Australian Import Products

Cars, trucks, automotive parts and rubber tires were among the 20 highest value Australian import products in 2016. The most valuable Australian imports also include mineral 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 medication mixes in […]

Highest Value Australian Export Products

Iron, coal, petroleum gases and gold lead the top 20 highest value Australian export products and accounted for half (50.2%) of the total value of Australian shipments during 2016. Australia also exports significant quantities of aluminum, other base metals, wheat, meat and wool. The following list shows which Australian exports attracted the most sales during […]

Australia’s Top 10 Exports

Australia shipped US$189.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 23.2% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -0.8% from 2015 to 2016. Australia’s top 10 exports accounted for three-quarters (75.8%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s […]

New Zealand’s Top 10 Exports

New Zealand shipped US$33.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 35.2% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -1.9% from 2015 to 2016 New Zealand’s top 10 exports accounted for over two-thirds (68.1%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the […]

Australia’s Top 10 Imports

Australia imported US$189.3 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 14.3% since 2009 but down by -5.7% from 2015 to 2016 Australia’s top 10 imports accounted for over two-thirds (67.7%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Australian imports represent 1.1% of total global imports which […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]