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Budget papers 2007 - 2008



Budget papers 2007 - 2008

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2007/08 Budget paper


Northern Territory. Department of Treasury


Northern Territory budget papers; Reports; PublicationNT




Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).




Appropriations and expenditures; Periodicals; Budget; Finance, Public

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Northern Territory Government

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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

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Northern Territory Government



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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591624; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591625; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591628; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591632; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591634; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591619; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591621; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591623

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Northern Territory 007-08 budget Manufacturing The Territory has a small and narrowly based manufacturing sector, dominated by alumina production at Alcans Gove refinery. In 2005-06, manufacturing accounted for 6 per cent of GSP ($685 million) and about 3 per cent of total employment. Manufacturing production will increase significantly in 2007 with increased alumina production from the expanded Alcan refinery, and a full year of production from both the Wickham Point LNG plant and the new renewable fuels (biodiesel) facility. Further increases are expected over the next two years with the completion of the helium plant at Wickham Point in 2008, and the condensate processing facility at East Arm in late 2009. In the medium to long term, natural gas from the Timor Sea could be used as an input for gas-related manufacturing industries and as a cheaper energy source for mining-related value adding production. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing Wood and paper product manufacturing Printing, publishing and recorded media Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing Metal product manufacturing Machinery and equipment manufacturing Other manufacturing % of Manufacturing Employment Sales turnover Value added Territory Manufacturing Subdivisions Selected Indicators, 2004-05 Note: Based on latest available data: 2004-05 for Employment, Value Added and Sales Turnover Source: Northern Territory Treasury, ABS Cat. No. 8221.0

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