Wine, one of Australia's fastest growing exports has reported only marginal sales growth in the domestic market in October - to a seasonally adjusted 30.97 million litres from 30.92 million litres in September.

Sales are down from the same period last year - 31.35 million litres were sold in October 1999. Total sales last fiscal year ending June 30, 2000 rose 6% to 369.27 million litres from 348.35 million litres previously.

Exports of Australian wine were 32.27 million litres in October valued at A$165.92 million from a revised 34.31 million litres valued at A$167.30 million litres in September.