INDUSTRYEDGE 25 MARCH 2019
Printed material imports were valued at AUD968.6 million in 2018
Local printers missing work as ‘Other printed matter’ continues to assert itself
Printed book import value slips 1.7% to AUD470 million
At almost one billion dollars in 2018, Australia’s imports of printed material have proved to be very resilient over the decade. Declining a modest 1.7% in total over 2018, industry intelligence advises that unit volumes are down, but average prices increased over the year, for many of the products in this omnibus import grouping.