Australia’s Third Quarter Export Prices by Groups

Following are details of export price indexes released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in Sydney.

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                                    3Q      2Q      1Q      4Q      3Q      2Q
                                  2011    2011    2011    2010    2010    2010
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                                -------------------- QoQ% --------------------
Food, live animals               -1.1%    2.8%    4.8%    2.3%    1.1%    2.6%
Beverages, Tobacco                3.0%   -7.7%    0.3%   -2.1%   -2.3%    0.1%
Crude materials                   0.6%    8.6%    7.9%  -12.7%   13.2%   36.8%
Mineral Fuels                    10.0%   11.3%    6.4%  -13.3%   13.4%   16.6%
Animal & Vegetable Oils          -1.6%  -10.1%    7.1%   16.6%    6.3%   13.8%
Chemical products                 1.3%    0.2%    3.0%   -1.2%    2.9%    2.0%
Manufactured Goods               -0.6%   -1.0%    4.3%   -0.3%   -0.9%    5.8%
Machinery, transport equipment    1.5%   -3.0%    0.1%   -5.1%   -1.0%    1.2%
Other manufactured goods          0.1%   -2.3%   -0.3%   -4.0%   -4.2%    3.3%
Commodities, not included     
 elsewhere                       13.8%    3.7%    0.1%    1.1%    1.0%   11.2%
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                                    3Q      2Q      1Q      4Q      3Q      2Q
                                  2011    2011    2011    2010    2010    2010
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                                -------------------- YoY% --------------------
Food, live animals                9.1%   11.4%   11.3%   12.9%    4.5%    1.4%
Beverages, Tobacco               -6.5%  -11.4%   -3.9%   -4.2%   -4.6%  -10.7%
Crude materials                   2.8%   15.7%   45.8%   43.2%   61.6%   28.0%
Mineral Fuels                    12.9%   16.4%   21.9%   17.5%   32.9%   -8.3%
Animal & Vegetable Oils          10.3%   19.3%   50.9%   24.4%    9.4%  -13.4%
Chemical products                 3.4%    5.1%    6.9%    5.8%    5.5%   -1.6%
Manufactured Goods                2.3%    2.0%    9.0%   12.1%   10.9%   21.6%
Machinery, transport equipment   -6.4%   -8.8%   -4.8%   -4.5%   -3.4%   -7.9%
Other manufactured goods         -6.3%  -10.3%   -5.1%   -7.9%   -9.3%   -7.8%
Commodities, not included     
 elsewhere                       19.3%    6.0%   13.6%   14.9%   20.0%   12.5%
                                --------------- Index Levels -----------------
Food, live animals               163.7   165.5   161.0   153.6   150.1   148.5
Beverages, Tobacco                81.9    79.5    86.1    85.8    87.6    89.7
Crude materials                  215.7   214.5   197.5   183.1   209.8   185.4
Mineral Fuels                    440.2   400.2   359.7   338.2   389.9   343.9
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                                    3Q      2Q      1Q      4Q      3Q      2Q
                                  2011    2011    2011    2010    2010    2010
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                                --------------- Index Levels -----------------
Animal & Vegetable Oils          198.6   201.9   224.6   209.8   180.0   169.3
Chemical products                130.4   128.7   128.4   124.6   126.1   122.5
Manufactured Goods               143.8   144.7   146.1   140.1   140.5   141.8
Machinery, transport equipment    81.3    80.1    82.6    82.5    86.9    87.8
Other manufactured goods          77.7    77.6    79.4    79.6    82.9    86.5
Commodities, not included     
 elsewhere                       325.1   285.8   275.6   275.3   272.4   269.7
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Note: Figures are based at 1989-90 = 100. Percent changes are calculated by Bloomberg.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

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