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Australia Trade Summary

2018

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR AUSTRALIA 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Australia 2018

Exports and imports of Australia in 2018 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 252,776 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 235,519 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,178 products were exported to 213 countries and 4,346 products were imported from 215 countries.

Australia top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

Top five countries to which Australia exported in 2018 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Australia exports to China worth US$ 87,726 million, with a partner share of 34.71 percent.
  2. Australia exports to Japan worth US$ 41,356 million, with a partner share of 16.36 percent.
  3. Australia exports to Korea, Rep. worth US$ 17,746 million, with a partner share of 7.02 percent.
  4. Australia exports to India worth US$ 12,369 million, with a partner share of 4.89 percent.
  5. Australia exports to United States worth US$ 9,553 million, with a partner share of 3.78 percent.

Top five countries from which Australia imported goods in 2018 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Australia imports from China worth US$ 57,699 million, with a partner share of 24.50 percent.
  2. Australia imports from United States worth US$ 24,665 million, with a partner share of 10.47 percent.
  3. Australia imports from Japan worth US$ 17,351 million, with a partner share of 7.37 percent.
  4. Australia imports from Germany worth US$ 11,624 million, with a partner share of 4.94 percent.
  5. Australia imports from Thailand worth US$ 11,524 million, with a partner share of 4.89 percent.

Australia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Australia along with trade value are:

  1. Australia exported Bituminous coal, not agglomerated , worth US$ 49,679,004.63 million.
  2. Australia exported Non-agglomerated iron ores and concentrates , worth US$ 46,902,417.27 million.
  3. Australia exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 13,968,666.86 million.
  4. Australia exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 5,731,691.46 million.
  5. Australia exported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 4,476,140.89 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Australia along with trade value are

  1. Australia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 19,320,262.27 million.
  2. Australia imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 10,591,769.56 million.
  3. Australia imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 8,827,129.58 million.
  4. Australia imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 8,016,879.36 million.
  5. Australia imported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 5,602,189.29 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Australia in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 26.81 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 2.22 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 0.86 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 162,586,108.88 and duty free tariff line items share was 54.05 percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Australia in 2018 are below

  • Australia GDP in current US dollar was 1,432,881 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 53,190.00 .
  • Australia Trade balance: as % of GDP was 0.38.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 5,462.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 43.26 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 9.97 .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Australia in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.18.
  • Index of export market penetration was 14.06.
  • World Growth in percentage was 3.50 and Australia Country Growth was 3.19 .