This inaugural report gives information on how exporters contribute to Australia’s economic prosperity.
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As Australia’s export promotion agency, we have an interest in understanding Australian exporters. This helps inform government priorities and Austrade’s programs.
The report draws together information on current exporters and their activities.
The report uses data from the:
Across a wide range of countries and industries, exporters:
Exporters generated A$1.56 trillion in turnover in 2020-21. They contributed A$646.6 billion value added to the Australian economy.
Exporting is associated with:
For example, Australian exporters were more resilient to the shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic. Export businesses were 9% more likely to survive the COVID-19 pandemic than non-exporters.
Looking to export, grow and diversify your business globally? Austrade’s Go Global Toolkit has the tools, information and support you need. Visit export.business.gov.au.