Export sectors

  1. Manufacturing in NSW

    Advanced manufacturing

    NSW has the largest manufacturing sector in Australian, accounting for 32% of the national industry.

  2. ICT sector

    Advanced technologies

    The success of the NSW ICT sector is founded on the state's world-class infrastructure and business networks, with six international fibre optic cable networks linking Australia with Asia, Europe and the United States.

  3. Winemaker testing maturing wine

    Agribusiness and food

    Leading agriculture and food companies choose NSW for the state's diverse production systems, rich natural resources and favourable climate.

  4. Dance studio

    Arts, culture and creative

    NSW's thriving arts, culture and creative sector is the largest in Australia with the largest concentration of arts-related ICT businesses such as animation and design in the country.

  5. Navy ship in front of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House

    Defence NSW

    NSW is best placed to meet the complex and evolving needs of the Australian defence industry and is home to the largest number of defence bases and facilities in Australia.

  6. Radiopharmacy students


    NSW boasts a dynamic and multicultural education sector that caters for domestic and international students and researchers across a wide range of fields.

  7. Financial Services in NSW

    Financial and professional services

    Financial Services comprise 85% of NSW's industry output, highlighting the strength of the State's knowledge-based economy.

  8. Mining, resources and energy sector

    Mining, resources and energy

    Mining, resources and energy is a booming part of the NSW economy, driven by large and diverse mineral and gas deposits, and exploration projects.

  9. Renewable energy sector

    Renewable energy and sustainability

    With abundant and world-class renewable energy resources, NSW is well positioned to attract future investment, and its leading R&D facilities are paving the way for performance improvements across all major renewable energy sources.