Australia Import Prices  1981-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Import prices in Australia increased by 3.2 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of 2018, following a 2 percent rise in the previous quarter and above market expectations of 1.9 percent. The increase was mainly driven by higher prices paid for oil & related products (+13.7 percent), general industrial machinery (+3.3 percent), and electrical machinery, apparatus & appliances (+1.7 percent). Through the year to the June quarter 2018, the import index went up by 6.0 percent after a 2.3 percent rise in the previous quarter. Import Prices in Australia averaged 92.75 Index Points from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 116.30 Index Points in the second quarter of 2001 and a record low of 51.50 Index Points in the third quarter of 1981.

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Australia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 1.90 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.40 7.55 -1.54 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 113.00 112.60 113.00 4.20 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 114.25 113.73 114.25 75.47 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.90 1.90 10.70 1.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 106.48 106.29 106.48 6.59 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 109.40 109.10 109.40 70.70 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.50 1.70 6.30 -1.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 96.50 94.70 112.20 16.30 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 110.00 106.60 116.30 51.50 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.30 0.50 20.60 -3.20 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 4.00 4.00 8.60 2.80 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 120.80 120.60 120.80 10.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 105.50 103.80 105.50 11.30 Index Points [+]


Australia Import Prices

In Australia, Import Prices correspond to the rate of change in the prices of goods and services purchased by residents of that country from, and supplied by, foreign sellers. Import Prices are heavily affected by exchange rates. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Import Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Import Prices - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110.00 106.60 116.30 51.50 1981 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
2011-2012=100, NSA




import prices by Country
Country Last
Argentina 122.50 Jun/18
Australia 110.00 Jun/18
Brazil 121.05 Jul/18
Canada 138.70 Jul/18
China 106.90 Jul/18
Euro Area 100.90 Jul/18
France 102.20 Jul/18
Germany 104.80 Jul/18
India 513.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 148.64 Jul/18
Italy 108.70 Jul/18
Japan 101.10 Aug/18
Mexico 232.92 Jul/18
Netherlands 103.80 Jul/18
Singapore 88.80 Jul/18
South Africa 141.70 Jun/18
South Korea 89.40 Aug/18
Spain 112.20 Jul/18
Switzerland 107.87 Aug/18
Turkey 92.74 Jul/18
United Kingdom 111.40 Apr/18
United States 127.40 Aug/18


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