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

Exports of goods and services from Australia surged 9 percent month-on-month to AUD 32.78 billion in May of 2017, reversing from an 8 percent drop in April. Sales of non-rural goods (bulk commodities and non-bulk commodities) soared 13 percent to AUD 20.7 billion, driven by a 62 percent rise in coal, coke & briquettes and a 39 percent increase in other mineral fuels. Also, exports of rural goods rose 3 percent to AUD 118 billion, supported by a 15 percent rise of cereal grains and cereal preparation and a 5 percent growth of meat & meat preparations. Meanwhile, non-monetary gold rose 5 percent to AUD 1.52 billion and exports of services went up 1 percent to AUD 6.39 billion. Net exports of goods under merchanting remained steady at AUD 27 million. Exports in Australia averaged 10197.46 AUD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 33860 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 Forecast (i)
2017-05-04 01:30 AM Mar 2% 1%
2017-06-08 01:30 AM Apr -8% 2%
2017-07-06 01:30 AM May 9% -8%
2017-08-03 01:30 AM Jun 9%
2017-09-07 01:30 AM Jul
2017-10-05 12:30 AM Aug




Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2471.00 90.00 4512.00 -4144.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 32781.00 30203.00 33860.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 30310.00 30113.00 30335.00 396.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -3108.00 -3511.00 295.00 -22996.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -4.70 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
External Debt 1886770.00 1926696.00 1941405.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 109.70 102.90 136.60 49.30 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 64825.00 29636.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 3693.00 5646.00 25769.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 579100.00 701300.00 971800.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.85 79.69 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 256.00 259.00 781.00 247.00 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 Notes

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 July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
32781.00 30203.00 33860.00 435.00 1971 - 2017 AUD Million Monthly
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