Australia Exports  1971-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports of goods and services in Australia increased by 3 percent month-on-month to AUD 32.96 billion in September of 2017. Sales of non-rural goods (bulk commodities and non-bulk commodities) rose 3 percent to AUD 19.81 billion, mainly due to metal ores and minerals (8 percent) and other non-rural, including sugar and beverages (9 percent). Sales of non-monetary gold jumped by 17 percent to AUD 1.5 billion. Exports of rural goods rose AUD 5 million to AUD 4.14 billion, mainly due to other rural (2 percent). Net exports of goods under merchanting increased by 2 percent to AUD 48 million. Exports of services rose 1 percent to AUD 7.47 billion, mainly due to travel (2 percent). Exports in Australia averaged 10482.73 AUD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 34429 AUD Million in December of 2016 and a record low of 435 AUD Million in October of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-07 01:30 AM Exports MoM -2% -1.3%
2017-10-05 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1% -2%
2017-11-02 12:30 AM Exports MoM 3% 1%
2017-12-07 12:30 AM Exports MoM 3%


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1745.00 873.00 4338.00 -43600.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 32961.00 32037.00 34429.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 31216.00 31164.00 31564.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -9562.00 -4754.00 295.00 -23051.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -4.70 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
External Debt 1900341.00 1886770.00 1941405.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 103.60 109.70 136.60 49.30 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 64825.00 29636.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 3798.00 3693.00 25769.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 663500.00 702800.00 971800.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.85 79.69 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 277.00 271.00 781.00 247.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.09 2.74 3.11 0.01 [+]
Weapons Sales 127.00 83.00 158.00 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
32961.00 32037.00 34429.00 435.00 1971 - 2017 AUD Million Monthly
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