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 September of 2017, reversing from an upwardly revised 0.5 percent fall in the previous period. The figure came above market consensus of a 0.1 percent gain, as inventories increased at a faster pace for manufacturing (2.0 percent from 1.1 percent in Q2) and rebounded for wholesale trade (0.3 percent from -1.6 percent) and retail trade (0.1 percent from -1.4 percent). On the other hand, inventories declined for: mining (-5.1 percent from -0.3 percent); electricity, gas, water & waste services (-2.0 percent from -6.9) and accommodation and food services (-1.3 percent from 3.4 percent). Through the year to the third quarter, business inventories went up by 1.1 percent. Business Inventories in Australia averaged 0.54 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
2017-06-05 01:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ 1.2% 0.0% 0.5% 0.5%
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% 0.40%
2018-06-04 01:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ 0.39%
2018-09-03 01:30 AM Business Inventories QoQ 0.40%


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 6.00 9.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 52.00 51.70 57.70 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.20 57.30 62.13 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production 0.70 -0.50 12.40 -7.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.80 0.30 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.40 -2.00 8.70 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.66 81.73 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 33.00 38.00 47.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 506.00 -273.00 4102.00 -3759.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 669.00 606.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 79233.00 79405.00 82147.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 103743.00 99256.00 103743.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Production 1.00 1825.00 39306.00 1.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.10 0.15 0.54 -1.08 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 7.65 -2.81 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 1.00 1.10 15.60 -8.10 percent [+]
Mining Production 2.90 1.40 25.40 -16.80 percent [+]
Steel Production 482.36 440.00 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.19 5.19 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 21.00 22.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Business Inventories 0.20 -0.50 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Corruption Index 79.00 79.00 88.60 79.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 -0.50 2.80 -2.80 1985 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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Australia 0.20 Sep/17
United States 0.40 Nov/17


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