Australia's trade and investment relations with Trans Pacific Partnership countries in 2014-15

Infographic representing trade with TPP partner countries. Text version available below. 

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Australia's trade and investment relations with Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) countries 2014-151

The TPP countries represent:

  • 25.6% of world trade (valued at US$12.0 trillion)
  • 36.2% of the world economy (valued at US$28.0 trillion)
  • 11.2% of world population (a market of 806 million people)

Australia-TPP trade*

  • Total exports - $107 billion
  • Total imports - $118 billion
  • Total two-way trade - $226 billion (34.2% of all Australian trade)

Top 5 exports to TPP^

  1. Liquified natural gas - $16.7 billion**
  2. Coal - $12.8 billion
  3. Iron ores and concentrates - $8.4 billion
  4. Professional, technical and other business services - $4.7 billion
  5. Personal travel, excluding education - $4.6 billion

Top 5 imports from TPP*

  1. Refined petroleum - $11.8 billion
  2. Crude petroleum - $9.6 billion
  3. Personal travel, excluding education - $9.0 billion
  4. Passenger motor vehicles- $8.3 billion
  5. Transport services - $6.4 billion

Australia-TPP investment

  • In 2014 the total stock of Australian foreign investment (valued at $868 billion) in TPP countries was 45.3%
  • In 2014 the total stock of foreign investment in Australia (valued at approximately $1.1 trillion) from TPP countries was 39.9%

 

1 - The Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations include 12 countries: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States of America and Vietnam.

^ - Crude petroleum is also a major export, however published data is not available. Excludes some confidential items of trade.

* - Excludes some confidential items of trade.

** - Japanese and Malaysian Customs imports figures, includes freight and insurance.


Last Updated: 21 March 2016