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

Exports of goods and services from Australia dropped 1 percent month-on-month to AUD 31.78 billion in June of 2017, following a 9 percent increase in May. Sales of non-rural goods (bulk commodities and non-bulk commodities) fell 4 percent to AUD 19.56 billion, driven by a 7 percent decline in metals, ores & minerals and a 6 percent drop in coal, coke & briquettes. This was marginally offset by transport equipment (+14 percent). Exports of rural goods rose 1 percent to AUD 4.1 billion, supported by a 4 percent growth in meat & meat preparations. Sales of non-monetary gold rose 27 percent to AUD 1.92 billion. Also, exports of services went down 2 percent to AUD 6.14 billion and net exports of goods under merchanting fell 4 percent to AUD 26 million. Exports in Australia averaged 10235.29 AUD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 33889 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)
2017-06-08 01:30 AM Apr -8% 2%
2017-07-06 01:30 AM May 9% -8%
2017-08-03 01:30 AM Jun -1% 9%
2017-09-07 01:30 AM Jul -1%
2017-10-05 12:30 AM Aug
2017-11-03 12:30 AM Sep


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 856.00 2024.00 4546.00 -4152.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 31779.00 32218.00 33889.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 30923.00 30193.00 30923.00 396.00 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 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 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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
31779.00 32218.00 33889.00 435.00 1971 - 2017 AUD Million Monthly
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