Tasmanian exports make strong start to 2020

Tasmanian exports picked up to start the year. The value of state merchandise exports sent overseas totalled $3.635 billion in the year to January in original terms, the Australian Bureau of Statistics estimated.

by Sean Ford - The Examiner 5th March 2020

That was slightly up from $3.61 billion in the year to December, thanks to stronger sales in January than in January 2019.

The pick-up went against a recent trend of decline which followed a strong run of growth.

It remains unclear how badly coronavirus will hit Tasmanian export sales from February onwards, but impact is expected.

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