Australia is the 20th largest export economy in the world and the 59th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Australia exported $243B and imported $199B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $44B. In 2017 the GDP of Australia was $1.32T and its GDP per capita was $48.5k.
The top exports of Australia are Iron Ore ($48.2B), Coal Briquettes ($47B), Gold ($29.1B), Petroleum Gas ($20.3B) and Wheat ($4.88B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($18.1B), Refined Petroleum ($14.4B), Special Purpose Ships ($9B), Broadcasting Equipment ($7.22B) and Delivery Trucks ($6.8B).
The top export destinations of Australia are China ($85B), Japan ($34.6B), South Korea ($18B), India ($14.8B) and Hong Kong ($14.2B). The top import origins are China ($47B), the United States ($20.5B), South Korea ($18.7B), Japan ($16.3B) and Thailand ($10.6B).