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

Imports to Australia dropped by 1 percent month-on-month to AUD 34.57 billion in June 2018. Purchases of intermediate and other merchandise goods fell by 4 percent to AUD 10.74 billion, driven by fuels and lubricants (-11 pct); parts for transport equipment (-5 pct); and processed industrial suppplies n.e.s. (-2 pct). Also, imports of consumption goods declined AUD 14 million to AUD 8.96 billion, mainly due to non-industrial transport equipment (-3 percent). In addition, purchases of non-monetary gold slumped 15 percent to AUD 638 million. Imports of services declined AUD 22 million to AUD 7.62 billion, led by transport (-3 pct); and travel (-1 pct).In contrast, purchases of capital goods went up 5 percent to AUD 6.61 billion, supported by industrial transport equipment n.e.s.(9 pct); capital goods n.e.s. (14 pct); and ADP equipment (6 pct). Imports in Australia averaged 11390.72 AUD Million from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 34800 AUD Million in May of 2018 and a record low of 393 AUD Million in May of 1972.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-07 01:30 AM Imports MoM 0% 0.7%
2018-07-04 01:30 AM Imports MoM 3% 0.1%
2018-08-02 01:30 AM Imports MoM -1% 3.4%
2018-09-07 01:30 AM Imports MoM -1%
2018-10-05 12:30 AM Imports MoM
2018-11-02 12:30 AM Imports MoM


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1873.00 725.00 4534.00 -4210.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 36439.00 35525.00 36439.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 34567.00 34800.00 34800.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -10469.00 -14661.00 277.00 -22594.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -1.40 2.30 -7.30 percent [+]
External Debt 2005834.00 1941517.00 2005834.00 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 7339.00 16999.00 26186.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 609300.00 679700.00 1010600.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 72.80 72.80 79.85 72.80 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 276.00 292.00 781.00 243.00 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 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). 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
34567.00 34800.00 34800.00 393.00 1971 - 2018 AUD Million Monthly
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