Imports of goods and services to Australia gained 0.7% mom to a fresh high of AUD 43.86 billion in June of 2022, amid robust domestic demand as the economy fully emerged from COVID-19 disruptions. Arrivals of intermediate and other merchandise goods rose 2.4% to AUD 16.80 billion, led by fuel and lubricants (2.5%) and other parts for capital goods (5.1%). Also, imports of services increased 5.1% to AUD 8.03 billion, driven mainly by other services (0.7%). In contrast, purchases of consumption goods fell 3.9% to AUD 10.56 billion, primarily linked to non-industrial transport equipment (-11.5%) and textile, clothing, and footwear (-2%); while those of capital goods dropped 2.1% to AUD 7.74 billion, due to civil aircraft and confidentialised items (-45.2%) and machinery and industrial equipment (-2.8%). source: Australian Bureau of Statistic

Imports in Australia averaged 13187.05 AUD Million from 1971 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 43857 AUD Million in June of 2022 and a record low of 393 AUD Million in May of 1972. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Imports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

Imports in Australia is expected to be 35000.00 AUD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Imports is projected to trend around 36500.00 AUD Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Imports



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-07-07 01:30 AM May 5.8% -0.8% 0.1%
2022-08-04 01:30 AM Jun 0.7% 5% -2%
2022-09-08 01:30 AM Jul 0.7%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 17670.00 15016.00 AUD Million Jun 2022
Imports 43857.00 43533.00 AUD Million Jun 2022
Exports 61527.00 58549.00 AUD Million Jun 2022

Australia Imports
Australia imports mainly machinery and transport equipment (40 percent of total imports), of which road vehicles account for 12 percent, industrial machinery for 6 percent, electrical machinery for 5 percent and telecommunications and sound recording for 5 percent.The country also imports: petroleum (11 percent); manufactured goods (12 percent); chemicals and related products (10 percent); and food and live animals (5 percent). Main import partners are China (23 percent of total imports), the US (11 percent), Japan (7 percent), South Korea, Thailand and Germany (5 percent each) and Malaysia (4 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
43857.00 43533.00 43857.00 393.00 1971 - 2022 AUD Million Monthly
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News Stream
Australia Imports Reach New Record
Imports of goods and services to Australia gained 0.7% mom to a fresh high of AUD 43.86 billion in June of 2022, amid sustained domestic demand as the economy fully emerged from COVID-19 disruptions. Arrivals of intermediate and other merchandise goods rose 2.4% to AUD 16.80 billion, led by fuel and lubricants (2.5%) and other parts for capital goods (5.1%). Also, imports of services increased 5.1% to AUD 8.03 billion, driven mainly by other services (0.7%). In contrast, purchases of consumption goods fell 3.9% to AUD 10.56 billion, primarily linked to non-industrial transport equipment (-11.5%) and textile, clothing, and footwear (-2%); while those of capital goods dropped 2.1% to AUD 7.74 billion, due to civil aircraft and confidentialised items (-45.2%) and machinery and industrial equipment (-2.8%).
2022-08-04
Australia Imports Notch New High
Imports of goods and services to Australia jumped 5.8% mom to a fresh high of AUD 42.44 billion in May of 2022, amid robust domestic demand as the economy fully emerged from COVID-19 disruptions. Arrivals of intermediate and other merchandise goods climbed 9.0% to AUD 16.62 billion, led by fuel and lubricants (22.9%) and parts for transport equipment (4.3%); and those of consumption goods soared5.4% to AUD 11.06 billion, largely linked to non-industrial transport equipment (18.5%) and consumption goods n.e.s. (1.4%). Also, purchases of capital goods expanded 3.2% to AUD 7.88 billion, mainly due to machinery and industrial equipment (6.5%), industrial transport equipment (4.9%), and capital goods n.e.s. (8.4%).In addition, imports of services increased 4.1% to AUD 6.29 billion, mostly driven by transport (7.5%) and other services (0.7%).
2022-07-07
Australia Imports Fall 0.7% MoM
Imports of goods and services to Australia declined by 0.7% mom to AUD 39.88 billion in April of 2022, amid geopolitical risks and supply chain issues following COVID-19 outbreaks in China. Arrivals of intermediate and other merchandise goods dropped 0.8% to AUD 15.39 billion, led by processed industrial supplies n.e.s. (-12%), and parts for transport equipment (-6.2%); and those of consumption goods shrank 1.1% to AUD 10.45 billion, largely linked to non-industrial transport equipment (-20.5%). Also, purchases of capital goods fell by 1.2% to AUD 7.61 billion, mainly due to machinery and industrial equipment (-4.8%). In addition, imports of services edged down 0.1% to AUD 5.76 billion, mostly driven by transport (-1.3%).
2022-06-02

Australia Imports by Country Last Previous
China 8846760.17 7628663.38 AUD THO Jun/22
United States 4050934.11 3403779.68 AUD THO Jun/22
Singapore 2378292.45 1883354.03 AUD THO Jun/22
South Korea 2340217.19 2633203.43 AUD THO Jun/22
Japan 2163429.52 1719833.66 AUD THO Jun/22
Germany 1396823.52 1616321.71 AUD THO Jun/22
Malaysia 1320000.21 1567278.34 AUD THO Jun/22
Taiwan 1247076.13 1366728.70 AUD THO Jun/22
Thailand 1186492.94 1304914.58 AUD THO Jun/22
India 1103560.52 873932.04 AUD THO Jun/22
Vietnam 844005.12 727155.50 AUD THO Jun/22
Italy 740388.55 770214.91 AUD THO Jun/22
United Kingdom 617900.11 692200.10 AUD THO Jun/22
France 565705.31 558628.87 AUD THO Jun/22
New Zealand 501306.11 631078.57 AUD THO Jun/22
Indonesia 435372.85 472325.85 AUD THO Jun/22
Mexico 424856.75 398794.43 AUD THO Jun/22
Switzerland 385359.80 332296.48 AUD THO Jun/22
Canada 336147.08 275403.94 AUD THO Jun/22
Ireland 311174.67 377346.63 AUD THO Jun/22
Papua New Guinea 283584.21 285393.40 AUD THO Jun/22
Sweden 258774.99 239631.72 AUD THO Jun/22
Belgium 231203.82 236426.55 AUD THO Jun/22
Netherlands 225419.20 268504.91 AUD THO Jun/22
Spain 219910.70 193415.64 AUD THO Jun/22
Austria 187599.86 181185.25 AUD THO Jun/22
Finland 150513.41 137644.97 AUD THO Jun/22
South Africa 141576.34 117027.90 AUD THO Jun/22
Denmark 127762.27 198842.09 AUD THO Jun/22
Czech Republic 120832.47 103548.18 AUD THO Jun/22
Poland 119720.02 180373.21 AUD THO Jun/22
Hong Kong 114610.13 119324.72 AUD THO Jun/22
Turkey 107308.34 156428.92 AUD THO Jun/22
Hungary 99740.05 93172.32 AUD THO Jun/22
Brazil 98385.08 139345.96 AUD THO Jun/22
Argentina 79846.52 67239.39 AUD THO Jun/22
Philippines 73956.45 82092.30 AUD THO Jun/22
Israel 64290.44 71231.22 AUD THO Jun/22
Slovakia 58333.05 51303.28 AUD THO Jun/22
Norway 35151.31 37934.25 AUD THO Jun/22
Chile 32733.70 104434.78 AUD THO Jun/22
Romania 31581.35 29527.88 AUD THO Jun/22
Greece 25968.78 42887.61 AUD THO Jun/22
Portugal 24841.30 28032.82 AUD THO Jun/22
Peru 10053.65 13611.47 AUD THO Jun/22
Russia 8178.72 17127.20 AUD THO Jun/22
Myanmar 6595.21 4645.60 AUD THO Jun/22
Luxembourg 2780.78 2383.01 AUD THO Jun/22
Cambodia 49.00 41.00 AUD THO Jun/22
Venezuela 27.69 126.48 AUD THO Jun/22
Australia Imports by Category Last Previous
Machinery & Transport Equipment 13096.00 12615.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Fuels & Lubricants 6054.00 6399.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Processed Indust.supplies Nes 4852.00 4804.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Misc. Manufactured Articles 4721.00 4380.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Chemicals & Rel. Products 4309.00 4346.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Manufactured Goods 3738.00 3639.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Consumption Goods Nes 3541.00 3564.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Machinery & Industrial Equipment 2999.00 2889.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Tourism Related Service 2581.00 781.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Non-industrial Transport Equipme 2377.00 2372.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Services, Shipment 2309.00 2220.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Services, Travel 2014.00 303.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Textiles Clothing & Footwear 1846.00 1746.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Products 1581.00 1755.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Misc. Manufactured Articles, Nes 1577.00 1471.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Food & Live Animals 1501.00 1688.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Parts For Transport Equipment 1359.00 1347.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Indust.transport Equip.nes 1331.00 1316.00 AUD Million Jun/22
ADP Equipment 1298.00 1137.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Telecommunications Equipment 1159.00 1242.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Manufactures of Metals 1100.00 1000.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Capital Goods Nes 1066.00 767.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Apparel & Clothing Access Articles 1026.00 954.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Commodities & Transactions, Nec 951.00 1006.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Non-monetary Gold 731.00 583.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Household Electrical Items 664.00 732.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Toys,books & Leisure Goods 645.00 624.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Fertilizers Excl. Crude 625.00 568.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Organic & Inorganic Chemicals 612.00 510.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Power Generating Machinery & Equipment 558.00 443.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Plastics 548.00 551.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Furniture & Parts Thereof 524.00 466.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Crude Materials, Inedible Except Fuels 476.00 518.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Iron & Steel 461.00 439.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Chemical Materials & Products 443.00 454.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Non Metallic Mineral Manufactures 435.00 390.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Transport Eqp. Excl. Road Vehicles 428.00 416.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Non Ferrous Metals 412.00 477.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Rubber Manufactures 409.00 420.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Inorganic Chemicals 318.00 244.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Misc. Edible Products & Preparations 318.00 353.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Organic Chemicals 307.00 272.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Plastics In Primary Form 298.00 306.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Primary Industrial Supplies Nes 297.00 332.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Beverages & Tobacco 277.00 308.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Civil Aircraft 255.00 437.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Footwear 251.00 214.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Plastics In Non Primary Form 246.00 241.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Beverages 230.00 238.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Paper & Paperboard 228.00 226.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Vegetables & Fruit 225.00 252.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Photographic Appar. & Optical Goods 189.00 201.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Fish & Preparations Thereof 181.00 205.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Textile Yarn & Fabrics 163.00 154.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Cereals & Cereal Preparations 158.00 180.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Metalliferous Ores & Metal Scrap 151.00 162.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Feeding Stuff For Animals 148.00 149.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Dairy Products & Birds Eggs 127.00 164.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Cork & Wood 117.00 145.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Dyeing, Tanning & Colouring Materials 114.00 109.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Metal Working Machinery 103.00 103.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Meat & Meat Preparations 84.00 109.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Animal & Vegetable Oils, Fats & Waxes 82.00 69.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Parts For ADP Equipment 79.00 83.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Crude Animal & Vegetable Materials 72.00 70.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Fixed Vegetable Fats & Oils 66.00 57.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Crude Fertilizers & Minerals 64.00 90.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Gas, Natural & Manufactured 55.00 2.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Sugars, Sugar Preparations & Honey 44.00 44.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Pulp & Waste Paper 36.00 14.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Coal, Coke & Briquettes 30.00 4.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Crude Rubber 13.00 14.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Textile Fibres & Their Wastes 12.00 10.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Gold Coin, Whether Or Not Legal Tender 10.00 5.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Oil Seeds & Oleaginous Fruits 10.00 12.00 AUD Million Jun/22
Animal Oils & Fats 7.00 7.00 AUD Million Jun/22

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