Australia Business Inventories  1985-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Business inventories in Australia rose by 0.2 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to December of 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent gain in the previous period while markets expected a 0.5 percent increase. Inventories surged for mining (4.9 percent from -4.5 percent in Q3) and electricity, gas, water & waste services (4.1 percent from -1.6). On the other hand, inventories fell for: retail trade (-0.5 percent from a flat reading); wholesale trade (-0.1 percent from -0.3 percent) and accommodation and food services (-1.2 percent from -1.6 percent). Meantime, inventories were flat for manufacturing (from 2.4 percent in Q3). Through the year to the fourth quarter, business inventories went up by 1 percent. Business Inventories in Australia averaged 0.53 percent from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2.80 percent in the first quarter of 1999 and a record low of -2.80 percent in the third quarter of 1986.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-04 01:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ -0.4% 1.1% 0.4% 0.6%
2017-12-04 12:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ 0.2% -0.5% 0.1% 0.3%
2018-03-05 12:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ 0.2% 0.1% 0.5% 0.40%
2018-06-04 01:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ 0.2% 0.33%
2018-09-03 01:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ 0.29%
2018-12-03 12:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ 0.35%


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 10.00 8.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 55.20 56.90 57.70 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.30 63.10 63.10 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production 1.70 2.40 12.00 -7.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 0.60 5.10 -7.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.40 2.80 8.60 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.45 82.36 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 31.00 33.00 47.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 14.00 -93.00 4102.00 -3762.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 645.00 461.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 81045.00 79323.00 82490.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 82930.00 106988.00 106988.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.20 -0.20 0.54 -1.08 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 7.92 3.36 18.71 -21.10 [+]
Internet Speed 11063.10 10098.33 11063.10 1922.87 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 9859878.00 9310525.00 13859005.00 5227461.00 IP [+]
Private Investment -0.20 1.90 15.60 -8.10 percent [+]
Mining Production 1.10 2.40 25.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 481.62 424.96 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 79.00 88.60 77.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.19 5.19 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 21.00 22.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 55.30 55.40 58.30 53.10 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories 0.20 0.10 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 14.00 15.00 15.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Business Inventories

Business Inventories in Australia measure the quarterly percentage changes in inventories from manufacturers, retailers, and wholesalers. Inventories are a key component of gross domestic product. . This page provides - Australia Business Inventories- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Business Inventories - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.10 2.80 -2.80 1985 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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