Country Report Australia October 1996 Main report

Direction of foreign trade.

Direction of foreign trade (A$ m) Jan-Dec Jan-Dec Jan-Dec 1992 1993 1994 Imports fob EU 11,158(a) 12,142(a) 16,026 UK 3,284 3,556 4,058 Germany 3,214 3,603 4,077 Italy 1,305 1,428 1,835 France 1,474 1,467 1,638 Sweden 964(b) 994(b) 1,226 ASEAN 4,492 4,834 5,720© Singapore 1,329 1,603 2,065 Other countries 39,858 45,426 46,353 USA 12,379 13,186 14,839 Japan 10,037 11,885 12,100 China 2,317 2,924 3,373 New Zealand 2,555 3,035 3,382 Taiwan 2,091 2,291 2,455 South Korea 1,519 1,866 1,766 Total 55,508 62,402 68,099 Exports fob ASEAN 8,293 8,616 9,592© Singapore 3,769 3,277 3,407 Indonesia 1,723 1,813 1,977 Malaysia 1,139 1,573 1,948 Thailand 1,077 1,252 1,368 EU 7,391(a) 7,217(a) 7,247 UK 2,277 2,853 2,366 Other countries 42,725 46,939 47,937 Japan 14,749 15,611 15,992 South Korea 3,660 4,361 4,708 New Zealand 3,107 3,691 4,389 USA 5,134 5,067 4,645 China 1,875 2,297 2,815 Taiwan 2,562 2,773 2,848 Hong Kong 2,354 2,717 2,655 Total 58,409 62,772 64,776 Jan-Dec Jan-Jun Jan-Jun 1995 1995 1996 Imports fob EU 19,440 9,376 9,323 UK 4,657 2,178 2,404 Germany 5,166 2,607 2,302 Italy 2,165 1,033 1,100 France 1,893 888 862 Sweden 1,583 737 771 ASEAN 6,964© 3,093© 3,632© Singapore 2,503 1,132 1,240 Other countries 51,087 25,194 25,053 USA 16,747 8,235 9,070 Japan 11,971 6,229 5,079 China 3,862 1,708 1,856 New Zealand 3,606 1,749 1,735 Taiwan 2,581 1,224 1,228 South Korea 2,257 1,035 1,072 Total 77,491 37,662 38,008 Exports fob ASEAN 11,409© 5,191© 5,589© Singapore 3,828 1,914 1,642 Indonesia 2,373 1,044 1,437 Malaysia 2,217 930 986 Thailand 1,736 803 843 EU 7,987 3,824 4,274 UK 2,496 1,155 1,483 Other countries 52,152 24,825 28,341 Japan 16,550 8,044 7,890 South Korea 6,051 2,857 3,399 New Zealand 5,269 2,354 2,640 USA 4,617 2,275 2,245 China 3,120 1,499 2,147 Taiwan 3,291 1,620 1,766 Hong Kong 2,871 1,342 1,532 Total 71,548 33,840 38,204 (a) EU 12. (b) Included in EU from 1994. © Including Vietnam from 1994.

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