Australia's Foreign Trade Shows Recovery


In seasonally adjusted terms, the balance on goods and services was a surplus of $1,597m in April 2011, a fall of $94m on the surplus in March 2011.

In seasonally adjusted terms, exports of goods and services rose $138m (1%) to $25,282m. Non-rural goods rose $186m (1%), rural goods rose $141m (6%) and net exports of goods under merchanting rose $20m (77%). Non-monetary gold fell $264m (20%). Services credits rose $55m (1%).

In seasonally adjusted terms, imports of goods and services rose $233m (1%) to $23,685m. Capital goods rose $489m (12%). Consumption goods fell $159m (3%), intermediate and other merchandise goods fell $125m (1%) and non-monetary gold fell $32m (8%). Services debits rose $60m (1%).


TradingEconomics.com, Bloomberg
6/2/2011 12:02:45 PM