Australia Exports  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Australia increased by 1 percent from a month earlier to a near record high of AUD 36.56 billion in August 2018, mainly driven by sales of rural goods (3 percent to AUD 4.20 billion), in particular other rural (7 percent), meat & meat preparations (6 percent), and wool & sheepskins (5 percent). Also, exports of non-monetary gold soared 13 percent to AUD 2.02 billion, while sales of non-rural goods dropped 1 percent to AUD 22.71 billion dragged by a decline in shipments of metals (-14 percent), metal ores & minerals (-3 percent), coal, coke & briquettes (-2 percent), and machinery (-3 percent). Exports of services went up 1 percent to AUD 7.61 billion, boosted by travel (1 percent) and other services (1 percent). Exports in Australia averaged 10948.83 AUD Million from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 36701 AUD Million in June of 2018 and a record low of 435 AUD Million in October of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-02 01:30 AM Exports MoM 3% 3.7%
2018-09-06 01:30 AM Exports MoM -1% 2.5%
2018-10-04 01:30 AM Exports MoM 1% -1%
2018-11-02 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1%
2018-12-07 12:30 AM Exports MoM


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1604.00 1548.00 4510.00 -4214.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 36562.00 36377.00 36701.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 34958.00 34828.00 34958.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -13472.00 -11678.00 277.00 -22497.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -1.40 2.30 -7.30 percent [+]
External Debt 2045588.00 2005834.00 2045588.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 87.70 89.10 106.40 47.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 60499.00 64825.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 12538.00 7111.00 25377.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 774400.00 646700.00 1015000.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 68.70 72.80 79.85 68.70 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 279.00 272.00 781.00 243.00 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36562.00 36377.00 36701.00 435.00 1971 - 2018 AUD Million Monthly
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