Australia's Trade Surplus Widens in June


In seasonally adjusted terms, the balance on goods and services was a surplus of $2,052m in June 2011, a fall of $647m on the surplus in May 2011.

Exports fell $36m to $26,405m. Non-monetary gold fell $894m (55%) and net exports of goods under merchanting fell $2m (6%). Non-rural goods rose $770m (4%) and rural goods rose $86m (3%). Services credits rose $5m.

Imports rose $611m (3%) to $24,353m. Intermediate and other merchandise goods rose $320m (4%), capital goods rose $296m (7%) and non-monetary gold rose $22m (6%). Consumption goods fell $34m (1%). Services debits rose $8m.


TradingEconomics.com, Australian Bureau of Statistics
8/3/2011 11:04:49 AM