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

Exports of goods and services in Australia declined by 3 percent month-on-month to AUD 31.87 billion in October of 2017. Sales of non-rural goods (bulk commodities and non-bulk commodities) decreased 5 percent, or AUD 1074 million, mainly dragged by steep declines in metals (-16.4 percent). Meantime, sales of non-monetary gold jumped by 24.1 percent or AUD 362 million to AUD 1.86 billion. Exports of services fell 2 percent or AUD 118 million in October. Exports in Australia averaged 10520.83 AUD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 34456 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
2017-10-05 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% 2.7%
2018-01-05 12:30 AM Exports MoM -3%
2018-02-06 12:30 AM Exports MoM
2018-03-08 12:30 AM Exports MoM


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 105.00 1604.00 4331.00 -43600.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 31871.00 32774.00 34456.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 31766.00 31170.00 31766.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -9125.00 -9664.00 277.00 -22951.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -4.70 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
External Debt 1898196.00 1900341.00 1941405.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 114.70 103.60 136.60 49.30 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 64825.00 29636.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 14066.00 10743.00 26186.00 -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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
31871.00 32774.00 34456.00 435.00 1971 - 2017 AUD Million Monthly
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