2021
Exports | Imports
$17.6B | $5.82BWorld Rnk 8 / 172
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World Rnk 14 / 176
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2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Australia
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2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Gold
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Exports In 2021, Australia exported $17.6B in Gold, making it the 8th largest exporter of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 4th most exported product in Australia. The main destination of Gold exports from Australia are: China ($5.86B), Hong Kong ($2.33B), Singapore ($1.95B), India ($1.42B), and Switzerland ($1.33B).

The fastest growing export markets for Gold of Australia between 2020 and 2021 were China ($4.73B), India ($1.14B), and Hong Kong ($1.03B).

Imports In 2021, Australia imported $5.82B in Gold, becoming the 14th largest importer of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 6th most imported product in Australia. Australia imports Gold primarily from: Papua New Guinea ($1.56B), United States ($842M), Laos ($662M), New Zealand ($493M), and Cote d'Ivoire ($461M).

The fastest growing import markets in Gold for Australia between 2020 and 2021 were Laos ($507M), Cote d'Ivoire ($323M), and United States ($288M).

Latest Trends

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Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Gold. 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 (2021)$17.6B
IMPORTS (2021)$5.82B
NET TRADE (2021)$11.8B

In 2021, Australia exported $17.6B in Gold. The main destinations of Australia exports on Gold were China ($5.86B), Hong Kong ($2.33B), Singapore ($1.95B), India ($1.42B), and Switzerland ($1.33B).

In 2021, Australia imported $5.82B in Gold, mainly from Papua New Guinea ($1.56B), United States ($842M), Laos ($662M), New Zealand ($493M), and Cote d'Ivoire ($461M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Gold EXPORT MARKETS FOR Australia WERE (2020 - 2021):
China$4.73B (418%)
India$1.14B (411%)
Hong Kong$1.03B (79.8%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Gold BY Australia WERE (2020 - 2021):
United Kingdom-$7.15B (-86.6%)
United States-$1.98B (-72%)
Switzerland-$302M (-18.5%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Australia's main exporting competitors in Gold were:
In 2021, Australia's main importing competitors in Gold were:

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Trade Value of Gold by Exporters

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