Annual International Trade Statistics by Country (HS02)
Publication date: 2021-11-14
Reporting period: 2002 - 2020
Timeseries: 177 million
Source:UN Comtrade
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Australia | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Value (US$) and Value Growth, YoY (%) | 2009 - 2020

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TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIESAustraliaWorldExportsValue (US$)153,899,575,950.00212,108,726,296.00269,423,385,464.00256,242,912,988.00252,155,105,281.00240,444,683,866.00187,792,151,470.00189,629,974,559.00230,174,787,528.00252,757,844,372.00266,377,225,615.00245,045,964,836.00
Value Growth, YoY (%)-17.6337.8227.02-4.89-1.59-4.64-21.890.9721.389.815.38-8.00
ImportsValue (US$)165,601,136,423.00201,703,333,727.00234,205,823,230.00250,464,794,398.00232,481,271,344.00227,544,231,343.00200,113,779,978.00189,406,027,941.00228,785,255,033.00235,534,849,877.00221,481,291,585.00211,972,904,856.00
Value Growth, YoY (%)-17.4521.8016.116.94-7.18-2.12-12.05-5.3520.792.95-5.96-4.29

The value of merchandise exports from Australia totalled $ 245 billion in 2020. Overall commodity exports from Australia decreased by 8% compared to 2019. Merchandise exports decreased by $ 21 billion (the value of merchandise exports from Australia amounted to $266 billion in 2019)

Australia's exports 2020 by country

Top export destinations of commodities from Australia in 2020:

  • China with a share of 40% (100 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 12.3% (30 billion US$)
  • Korea with a share of 6.49% (15.9 billion US$)
  • USA with a share of 5.3% (12.9 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with a share of 4.16% (10.2 billion US$)
  • Singapore with a share of 3.48% (8.53 billion US$)
  • New Zealand with a share of 2.82% (6.91 billion US$)
  • India with a share of 2.81% (6.89 billion US$)
  • Other Asia, nes with a share of 2.78% (6.81 billion US$)
  • Hong Kong with a share of 1.99% (4.89 billion US$)

Exports structure from Australia in 2020 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 36% (88 billion US$): 26 - Ores, slag and ash
  • 15.4% (37 billion US$): 99 - Commodities not specified according to kind
  • 13.9% (34 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 7.6% (18.6 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 4.1% (10 billion US$): 02 - Meat and edible meat offal
  • 1.76% (4.31 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 1.51% (3.72 billion US$): 10 - Cereals
  • 1.39% (3.4 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 1.23% (3.03 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 1.19% (2.91 billion US$): 76 - Aluminum and articles thereof

What did Australia export in 2020?

Australia's Top Exports in 2020:

  • 32% ($80 billion): 2601 - Iron ores and concentrates, including roasted iron pyrites.
  • 12.2% ($30 billion): 2701 - Coal; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal.
  • 7.17% ($17.5 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.
  • 1.62% ($3.97 billion): 0202 - Meat of bovine animals, frozen.
  • 1.3% ($3.2 billion): 2603 - Copper ores and concentrates.
  • 1.1% ($2.69 billion): 1001 - Wheat and meslin.
  • 1.07% ($2.64 billion): 0201 - Meat of bovine animals, fresh or chilled.
  • 1.07% ($2.63 billion): 0204 - Meat of sheep or goats, fresh, chilled or frozen.
  • 1% ($2.46 billion): 7601 - Unwrought aluminium.

The value of merchandise imports to Australia totalled $ 211 billion in 2020. Overall commodity imports to Australia decreased by 4.29% compared to 2019. Merchandise imports decreased by $ 9.5 billion (the value of merchandise imports to Australia was equal to $221 billion in 2019)

Australia's imports 2020 by country

Top trading partners (import sources) of Australia in 2020:

  • China with a share of 28% (61 billion US$)
  • USA with a share of 11.8% (25 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 6% (12.7 billion US$)
  • Thailand with a share of 4.81% (10.2 billion US$)
  • Germany with a share of 4.63% (9.82 billion US$)
  • Malaysia with a share of 3.26% (6.91 billion US$)
  • Korea with a share of 3.09% (6.54 billion US$)
  • Singapore with a share of 2.68% (5.68 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with a share of 2.37% (5.03 billion US$)
  • New Zealand with a share of 2.36% (5.01 billion US$)

Imports structure to Australia in 2020 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 15.2% (32 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 11.7% (24 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 11.3% (23 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 8.12% (17.2 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 4.26% (9.03 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 4.11% (8.72 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 3.94% (8.35 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 2.76% (5.85 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 2.37% (5.04 billion US$): 94 - Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings
  • 2.12% (4.5 billion US$): 73 - Articles of iron or steel

What did Australia import in 2020?

Australia's Top Imports in 2020:

  • 6.29% ($13.3 billion): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
  • 5.47% ($11.6 billion): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 3.92% ($8.3 billion): 8471 - Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • 3.84% ($8.14 billion): 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras.
  • 3.01% ($6.38 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.
  • 2.89% ($6.13 billion): 8704 - Motor vehicles for the transport of goods.
  • 2.73% ($5.79 billion): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 2.19% ($4.64 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 1.3% ($2.75 billion): 3002 - Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) and similar products.

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Australia | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Value (US$) and Value Growth, YoY (%) | 2009 - 2020