Exports from Australia soared 5 percent month-over-month to a new all-time high of AUD 39.94 billion in January 2019, boosted by sales of non-rural goods (2 percent to AUD 25.52 billion), namely coal, coke and briquettes (6 pct), metal ores and minerals (3 pct) and other manufactures (6 pct). Also, sales of rural goods advanced 2 percent to AUD 4.21 billion, in particular other rural (6 pct), meat and meat preparations (6 pct) and wool and sheepskins (16 pct). In addition, sales of non-monetary gold rose from AUD 1.37 billion in December to AUD 2.16 billion in January. Exports of services grew 1 percent to AUD 8.02 billion, driven by travel (1 pct). In contrast, net exports of goods under merchanting fell by 33 percent to AUD 24 million. Exports in Australia averaged 11193.67 AUD Million from 1971 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 39937 AUD Million in January of 2019 and a record low of 435 AUD Million in October of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-06 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1% 1%
2019-01-08 12:30 AM Exports MoM 1% 1%
2019-02-05 12:30 AM Exports MoM -2% 1.2% 1%
2019-03-07 12:30 AM Exports MoM 5% -1.2% 1%
2019-08-02 01:30 AM Exports MoM
2019-09-06 01:30 AM Exports MoM
2019-10-04 01:30 AM Exports MoM


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4549.00 3769.00 4673.00 -4314.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -7203.00 -10785.00 277.00 -22471.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -1.40 2.30 -7.30 percent [+]
Imports 35388.00 34267.00 36271.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 39937.00 38036.00 39937.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
External Debt 2084046.00 2031327.00 2084046.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 92.70 89.30 106.40 47.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 60499.00 64825.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 9862.00 11116.00 25377.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 731100.00 1057900.00 1057900.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 68.70 68.70 79.85 68.70 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 320.00 318.00 781.00 243.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.83 3.09 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
39937.00 38036.00 39937.00 435.00 1971 - 2019 AUD Million Monthly
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