Between April and May 2016, in seasonally adjusted terms, goods and services exports rose AUD188 million (+1 percent) to AUD26,170 million. Non-rural goods rose AUD420 million (+3 percent). Non-monetary gold fell AUD186 million (-10 percent) and rural goods fell AUD77 million (-2 percent). Net exports of goods under merchanting remained steady at AUD28 million. Services credits rose AUD31 million (+1 percent).
Goods and services debits rose AUD620 million (+2 percent) to AUD28,387 million. Intermediate and other merchandise goods rose AUD385 million (+5 percent), capital goods rose AUD182 million (+4 percent) and non-monetary gold rose AUD124 million (+29 percent). Consumption goods fell AU81 million (-1 percent). Services debits rose AUD10 million.