Big year for live goat exports

27 August 2015


During the 2014-15 financial year, Australia exported almost 91,000 live goats, up 12% year-on-year. Primarily destined for Malaysia, the predominantly air freight trade was worth $9.5 million FOB in 2014-15 (Australian Bureau of Statistics).

As illustrated in Figure1, the live goat export trade to Malaysia and Singapore has steadily increased over the past 25 years.

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 NSW and SA remained the largest suppliers of air freight goat exports, accounting for 43% and 49% of the national total, respectively.

For the latest live cattle, sheep and goat export statistics, please click here.

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