2022
Exports
$172MWorld Rnk 56 / 210
Flag Rnk 115 / 1208
2022
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Cars
0.9Rnk 207 / 1025
2022
Imports
$20.8BWorld Rnk 9 / 224
Flag Rnk 2 / 1206
2022
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Australia
-0.24Rnk 78 / 133

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Exports In 2022, Australia exported $172M in Cars, making it the 56th largest exporter of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 115th most exported product in Australia. The main destination of Cars exports from Australia are: New Zealand ($38.6M), Malaysia ($14.4M), Thailand ($10.7M), Indonesia ($10.6M), and United Kingdom ($9.51M).

The fastest growing export markets for Cars of Australia between 2021 and 2022 were Indonesia ($7.37M), United Kingdom ($4.16M), and Italy ($4.13M).

Imports In 2022, Australia imported $20.8B in Cars, becoming the 9th largest importer of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 2nd most imported product in Australia. Australia imports Cars primarily from: Japan ($6.64B), South Korea ($3.15B), China ($2.61B), Thailand ($2.3B), and Germany ($1.94B).

The fastest growing import markets in Cars for Australia between 2021 and 2022 were China ($1.2B), South Korea ($794M), and Thailand ($267M).

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Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Cars. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2022)$172M
IMPORTS (2022)$20.8B
NET TRADE (2022)-$20.7B

In 2022, Australia exported $172M in Cars. The main destinations of Australia exports on Cars were New Zealand ($38.6M), Malaysia ($14.4M), Thailand ($10.7M), Indonesia ($10.6M), and United Kingdom ($9.51M).

In 2022, Australia imported $20.8B in Cars, mainly from Japan ($6.64B), South Korea ($3.15B), China ($2.61B), Thailand ($2.3B), and Germany ($1.94B).

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Export Destinations (2022)

Import Origins (2022)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Cars EXPORT MARKETS FOR Australia WERE (2021 - 2022):
Indonesia$7.37M (226%)
United Kingdom$4.16M (77.8%)
Italy$4.13M (2.31k%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cars BY Australia WERE (2021 - 2022):
New Zealand-$21.5M (-35.8%)
Saudi Arabia-$8.71M (-99.9%)
Bangladesh-$3.29M (-37.8%)

Change in Exports by Market (2021 - 2022)

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In 2022, Australia's main exporting competitors in Cars were:
In 2022, Australia's main importing competitors in Cars were:

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Trade Value of Cars by Exporters

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

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TOP EXPORT POTENTIALUnited States+ $14.9M
TOP IMPORT POTENTIALUnited States+ $359M

Cars’s highest export potential is United States. With an export gap of $14.9M.   Cars’s highest import potential is United States with an import gap of $359M.

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