1360.0 - Measuring Australia's Economy, 2003  
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Contents >> Section 9. International Comparisons >> Balance on Merchandise Trade


BALANCE ON MERCHANDISE TRADE(a)
Period
United States

$USb
Japan

$USb
Germany

$USb
United Kingdom

$USb
Australia

$USb

ANNUAL
1996-1997
-206.3
66.2
67.4
-23.4
0.0
1997-1998
-232.5
99.7
71.3
-34.2
-1.8
1998-1999
-300.6
108.1
70.3
-49.8
-7.3
1999-2000
-429.3
110.7
65.7
-50.8
-7.7
2000-2001
-478.9
72.1
62.9
-54.6
0.3
2001-2002
-458.0
66.4
101.8
-52.8
0.5

MONTHLY (SEASONALLY ADJUSTED)
2000-2001
May
-36.1
2.3
7.4
-4.5
0.4
June
-37.4
5.3
5.8
-5.2
0.4
2001-2002
July
-37.5
2.8
7.1
-4.3
0.6
August
-36.5
4.8
9.2
-5.4
0.3
September
-37.6
5.4
7.4
-4.0
0.1
October
-36.9
3.9
7.7
-4.0
0.2
November
-36.0
5.1
5.5
-4.7
-0.0
December
-33.3
4.2
9.6
-5.4
-0.1
January
-35.4
5.0
10.0
-4.6
0.4
February
-38.1
5.1
8.5
-3.9
-0.4
March
-38.2
8.1
9.7
-4.3
-0.2
April
-42.1
5.9
8.0
-4.4
0.2
May
-43.7
7.2
10.1
-2.7
-0.1
June
-42.8
9.1
9.1
-5.2
-0.5
2002-2003
July
n.y.a.
5.7
9.1
n.y.a.
-0.3

(a) All series are exports (f.o.b.) less imports (c.i.f.), except the United States and Australia where imports are also f.o.b. Data are measured on a foreign trade basis. The OECD now publish this data in US billions.

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).


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