Exports from Australia increased by 1 percent from a month earlier to an all-time high of AUD 38.05 billion in October 2018, mainly driven by sales of non-rural goods (4 percent to AUD 24.73 billion), in particular coal, coke and briquettes (12 percent), other mineral fuels (4 percent), other manufactures (8 percent), and metals (3 percent). Meanwhile, exports of rural goods went down 7 percent to AUD 3.88 billion, in particular meat and meat preparations (-3 percent), wool & sheepskins -(14 percent), cereal grains and cereal preparations (-15 percent), and other rural (-5 percent). Also, exports of non-monetary gold tumbled 24 percent to AUD 1.14 billion. Additionally, exports of services went up 1 percent to AUD 8.26 billion, boosted by travel (2 percent). Exports in Australia averaged 11048 AUD Million from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 38045 AUD Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 435 AUD Million in October of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-06 01:30 AM Exports MoM -1% 2.5% 31670.75
2018-10-04 01:30 AM Exports MoM 1% -1% 31652.17
2018-11-01 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1% 1.3% 31633.61
2018-12-06 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1% 1%
2019-01-08 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1%
2019-02-05 12:30 AM Exports MoM
2019-03-07 12:30 AM Exports MoM


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2316.00 2940.00 4494.00 -4214.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -10688.00 -12056.00 277.00 -22433.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -1.40 2.30 -7.30 percent [+]
Imports 35729.00 34613.00 35729.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 38045.00 37552.00 38045.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
External Debt 2031327.00 2045588.00 2045588.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 89.30 87.70 106.40 47.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 60499.00 64825.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 11116.00 13808.00 25377.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 690200.00 741700.00 1015000.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 68.70 72.80 79.85 68.70 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 281.00 285.00 781.00 243.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.09 2.74 3.11 0.01 [+]
Weapons Sales 97.00 134.00 158.00 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
38045.00 37552.00 38045.00 435.00 1971 - 2018 AUD Million Monthly
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