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The volume of Australia's resources (mineral and fuels) exports grew over 10 per cent in 2013 – almost double the annual rate of the last decade – according to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade statistics.

Australia has recorded its first trade deficit in almost a year in January.

November 2011 saw another trade surplus recorded for Australia, making it the ninth consecutive monthly trade surplus in 2011 and a welcome report at the start of the new year.

Australia's total goods and services exports almost reached $300 billion in the 2010/2011 financial year. This is an increase of more than 17 percent year-on-year.