Exports from Australia rose 0.2 percent month-over-month to a fresh record high of AUD 39.83 billion in February. Sales of non-rural goods rose 0.5 percent to AUD 25.60 billion, driven by metal ores and minerals (11 percent) and other mineral fuels (2 percent). Also, exports of services went up 2 percent to AUD 8.12 billion, led by travel (2 percent). In contrast, sales of rural goods dropped 1 percent to AUD 4.1 billion, due to cereal grains and cereal preparations (-6 percent) and wool and sheepskins (-6 percent). Additionally, sales of non-monetary gold fell 7 percent to AUD 2.02 billion. Meantime, net exports of goods under merchanting remained steady at AUD 10 million. Exports in Australia averaged 11243.97 AUD Million from 1971 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 39833 AUD Million in February of 2019 and a record low of 435 AUD Million in October of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-06 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1% 1%
2019-01-08 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1% 1%
2019-02-05 12:30 AM Exports MoM -2% 1.2% 1%
2019-03-07 12:30 AM Exports MoM 5% -1.2% 1%
2019-08-02 01:30 AM Exports MoM
2019-09-06 01:30 AM Exports MoM
2019-10-04 01:30 AM Exports MoM


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4801.00 4351.00 4801.00 -4314.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -7203.00 -10785.00 277.00 -22471.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -1.40 2.30 -7.30 percent [+]
Imports 35032.00 35406.00 36160.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 39833.00 39756.00 39833.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
External Debt 2084046.00 2031327.00 2084046.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 92.70 89.30 106.40 47.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 60499.00 64825.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 9862.00 11116.00 25377.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 927200.00 731100.00 1057900.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 68.70 68.70 79.85 68.70 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 323.00 320.00 781.00 243.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.83 3.09 3.11 0.01 [+]
Weapons Sales 97.00 134.00 158.00 2.00 USD Million [+]

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Australia Exports

Rich in natural resources, Australia is a major exporter of commodities. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap account for 29 percent of total exports; coal, coke and briquettes for 15 percent; and gas for 7 percent. The country also exports: food and live animals (14 percent), mainly meat (5 percent) and cereals (4 percent); manufactured goods (6 percent), mainly non-ferrous metals (4 percent); and machinery and transport equipment (6 percent). Australia's largest export markets are China (32 percent of total exports), Japan (16 percent), South Korea (7 percent), the US (5 percent), India (4 percent), New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan (3 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
39833.00 39756.00 39833.00 435.00 1971 - 2019 AUD Million Monthly
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