Australia’s trade and investment with the world, 2017 infographic

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Total value of exports - $387 billion, up 14.8%

  1. Iron ores and concentrates - $63 billion, up 17.4%
  2. Coal - $57 billion, up 35.2%
  3. Education-related travel services (excludes education) - $30 billion, up $17.3%
  4. Natural gas - $26 billion, up 43%
  5. Personal travel (excludes education services) - $21 billion, up 0.4%

Top 5 export destinations

  1. China - $116 billion, up 21.2%
  2. Japan - $47 billion, up 22.8%
  3. Republic of Korea - $23 billion, up 14.5%
  4. United States - $21 billion, up 1.8%
  5. India - $20 billion, up 33.4%

Total value of imports - $377 billion, up 7.5%

  1. Personal travel (excludes education services) - $40 billion, up 7.7%
  2. Passenger motor vehicles -$23 billion, up 6.6 per cent
  3. Refined petroleum - $19 billion, up 28.9%
  4. Ships, boats and floating structures (includes DFAT estimates) - $19 billion, up 1874.5%
  5. Telecom equipment and parts - $13 billion, up 6.8%

Top 5 import origins

  1. China - $67 billion, up 8.1%
  2. United States (includes DFAT estimates) - $48 billion, up 5.4%
  3. Republic of Korea (includes DFAT estimates) - $32 billion, up 167.8%
  4. Japan - $25 billion, up 8%
  5. Thailand - $17 billion, up 2.1%

Level of total investment abroad - $2.3 trillion, up 3.4%

Top 5 investment locations

  1. United States - $665 billion, up 0.5%
  2. United Kingdom - $333 billion, up 0.6%
  3. Japan - $125 billion, up 14.9%
  4. New Zealand - $103 billion, down 1.2%
  5. China - $77 billion, down 7.1%

Level of total foreign investment in Australia - $3.3 trillion, up 2.7%

Top 5 investors

  1. United States - $897 billion, up 5.1%
  2. United Kingdom - $481 billion, down 7.6%
  3. Belgium - $305 billion, up 13%
  4. Japan - $219 billion, up 1.6%
  5. Hong Kong (SAR of China) - $117 billion, up 14.1%
Last Updated: 27 November 2018