Exports of goods and services from Australia surged 6 percent from a month earlier to a 20-month high of AUD 42.23 billion in May 2021, amid strengthening foreign demand in the aftermath of the coronavirus disruptions. Sales of non-rural goods jumped 7 percent to AUD 30.89 billion, driven by metal ores & minerals (11 percent), other mineral fuels (2 percent), metals (4 percent), and other non-rural (15 percent). Also, exports of rural goods advanced 6 percent to AUD 4.50 billion, led by meat and meat preparations (3 percent), cereal grains and cereal preparations (11 percent) and other rural (3 percent). In addition, sales of services went up 5 percent to AUD 4.98 billion, thanks to travel (9 percent). At the same time, shipments of non-monetary gold grew 2 percent to AUD 1.82 billion. Meantime, net exports of goods under merchanting were unchanged at AUD 37 million. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Exports in Australia averaged 12440.16 AUD Million from 1971 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 44130 AUD Million in July of 2019 and a record low of 435 AUD Million in October of 1971. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.

Exports in Australia is expected to be 40000.00 AUD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Australia to stand at 42000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Exports is projected to trend around 42000.00 AUD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
42233.00 39790.00 44130.00 435.00 1971 - 2021 AUD Million Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-04-01 12:30 AM Feb -1% 6% -3%
2021-05-04 01:30 AM Mar -2% -1.3% 2%
2021-06-03 01:30 AM Apr 3% -1.3% 2%
2021-07-01 01:30 AM May 6% 3.3%


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Australia Exports Highest in 20 Months
Exports of goods and services from Australia surged 6 percent from a month earlier to a 20-month high of AUD 42.23 billion in May 2021, amid strengthening foreign demand in the aftermath of the coronavirus disruptions. Sales of non-rural goods jumped 7 percent to AUD 30.89 billion, driven by metal ores & minerals (11 percent), other mineral fuels (2 percent), metals (4 percent), and other non-rural (15 percent). Also, exports of rural goods advanced 6 percent to AUD 4.50 billion, led by meat and meat preparations (3 percent), cereal grains and cereal preparations (11 percent) and other rural (3 percent). In addition, sales of services went up 5 percent to AUD 4.98 billion, thanks to travel (9 percent). At the same time, shipments of non-monetary gold grew 2 percent to AUD 1.82 billion. Meantime, net exports of goods under merchanting were unchanged at AUD 37 million.
2021-07-01
Australia Exports Hit 13-Month High
Exports of goods and services from Australia surged 3 percent from a month earlier to a 13-month high of AUD 39.77 billion in April 2021, amid strengthening foreign demand in the aftermath of the coronavirus disruptions. Sales of non-rural goods soared 5 percent to AUD 28.68 billion, driven by metal ores & minerals (2 percent), coal, coke and briquette (17 percent), and other mineral fuels (6 percent), and other manufactures (9 percent). Also, exports of rural goods climbed 4 percent to AUD 4.32 billion, led by meat and meat preparations (6 percent), and wool and sheepskins (9 percent). In addition, sales of services went up 1 percent to AUD 4.92 billion, thanks to travel (5 percent). Meantime, net exports of goods under merchanting grew 13 percent to AUD 80 million. In contrast, sales of non-monetary gold fell 16 percent to AUD 1.78 billion
2021-06-03
Australia Exports Drop in March
Exports of goods and services from Australia dropped by 2 percent from a month earlier to AUD 38.27 billion in March 2021, amid weakening foreign demand due to a resurgence of COVID-19 infections in several trade partners. Exports of rural goods fell 1 percent AUD 4.15 billion, due to cereal grains and cereal preparations (-27 percent). Also, sales of services dropped 2 percent to AUD 4.90 billion, dragged down by travel (-5 percent). Meanwhile, sales of non-rural goods rose 1 percent to AUD 27.04 billion, due to metal ores & minerals (2 percent), other mineral fuels (1 percent), and other manufactures (8 percent).
2021-05-04
Australia Exports Decline 1% in February
Exports of goods and services from Australia dropped 1 percent from a month earlier to AUD 38.93 billion in February 2021, amid weakening foreign demand due to a resurgence of coronavirus cases in several trade partners. Exports of non-rural goods fell 3 percent to AUD 26.78 billion, due to metal ores & minerals (-7 percent), machinery (-3 percent), and other manufactures (-6 percent). Meanwhile, sales of rural goods rose 7 percent AUD 4.23 billion. Exports of services were down 3 percent to AUD 5.02 billion, dragged down by travel (-8 percent).
2021-04-01

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).
Australia Exports by Country Last Previous
China 16479121.80 14256603.63 AUD THO May/21
Japan 4087113.79 4306712.10 AUD THO May/21
South Korea 2385829.25 2716799.66 AUD THO May/21
Singapore 1612917.88 1612478.88 AUD THO May/21
Hong Kong 1521866.75 901922.72 AUD THO May/21
United States 1318366.85 1187490.64 AUD THO May/21
Taiwan 1200237.94 1047277.00 AUD THO May/21
India 1160406.03 1507948.83 AUD THO May/21
New Zealand 939022.48 785250.52 AUD THO May/21
Vietnam 921733.39 693913.74 AUD THO May/21
Malaysia 761237.64 712152.96 AUD THO May/21
Indonesia 702316.21 972284.60 AUD THO May/21
Germany 516738.89 417523.20 AUD THO May/21
Thailand 427327.56 567520.84 AUD THO May/21
Netherlands 305673.60 207518.13 AUD THO May/21
United Kingdom 301438.09 209815.56 AUD THO May/21
Philippines 283253.16 188676.05 AUD THO May/21
Papua New Guinea 191331.28 125780.75 AUD THO May/21
Canada 170660.09 220472.68 AUD THO May/21
South Africa 161579.76 166601.99 AUD THO May/21
Australia Exports by Category Last Previous
General Merchandise 35394.00 32998.00 AUD Million May/21
Non-rural Goods 32072.00 29356.00 AUD Million May/21
Metal Ores & Minerals 19163.00 16600.00 AUD Million May/21
Metalliferous Ores and Metal Scrap 19036.00 16468.00 AUD Million May/21
Iron Ore & Concentrates 16591.00 13959.00 AUD Million May/21
Rural Goods 5049.00 4671.00 AUD Million May/21
Services 4746.00 4797.00 AUD Million May/21
Services (bop Basis) 4746.00 4797.00 AUD Million May/21
Food & Live Animals 4024.00 3697.00 AUD Million May/21
Coal - Coke and Briquettes 3812.00 3679.00 AUD Million May/21
Coal, Coke & Briquettes 3572.00 3554.00 AUD Million May/21
Gas - Natural and Manufactured 2732.00 3067.00 AUD Million May/21
Natural Gas, Whether Or Not Liquefied 2687.00 3009.00 AUD Million May/21
Tourism Related Service 1836.00 1979.00 AUD Million May/21
Non-monetary Gold 1817.00 1776.00 AUD Million May/21
Services, Travel 1809.00 1958.00 AUD Million May/21
Manufactured Goods 1598.00 1444.00 AUD Million May/21
Cereal Grains & Cereal Preparati 1379.00 1245.00 AUD Million May/21
Cereals and Cereal Preparations 1379.00 1245.00 AUD Million May/21
Machinery and Transport Equipment 1337.00 1174.00 AUD Million May/21

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