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

Exports of goods and services from Australia rose 1 percent to AUD 32.23 billion in August 2017 from AUD 32.06 billion in July, boosted by higher sales of non-rural goods (bulk commodities and non-bulk commodities) rose 2 percent to AUD 19.37 billion, particularly metal ores and minerals (10 percent), machinery (5 percent) and goods procured in ports by carriers (5 percent). Exports of non-monetary gold, which is not owned by monetary authorities and can be in the form of bullion, including coins, ingots or bar with a purity at least 995 parts per thousand, dropped by 19 percent to AUD 1.28 billion. Meantime, net exports of goods under merchanting were unchanged at AUD 47 million. Exports of rural goods went down 1 percent to AUD 4.16 billion, driven by wool and sheepskins (-4 percent) and other rural (-1 percent). Exports of services rose 1 percent to AUD 7.36 billion, mainly due to travel (2 percent). Exports in Australia averaged 10442.57 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
2017-08-03 01:30 AM Exports MoM -1% 9%
2017-09-07 01:30 AM Exports MoM -2% -1.3%
2017-10-05 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1% -2%
2017-11-03 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1%
2017-12-08 12:30 AM Exports MoM


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 989.00 808.00 4376.00 -43600.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 32229.00 32063.00 34429.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 31240.00 31255.00 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 746100.00 605100.00 971800.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.85 79.69 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 271.00 256.00 781.00 247.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.74 3.11 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
32229.00 32063.00 34429.00 435.00 1971 - 2017 AUD Million Monthly
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