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5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Feb 2010  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/04/2010   
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SUMMARY OF FINDINGS


HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION

(Table 1)

The trend series for the total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions decreased 3.1% and the seasonally adjusted series decreased 4.4%.

For further information, please refer to Housing Finance, Australia (cat. no. 5609.0), which was released on 12 April 2010.


PERSONAL FINANCE

(Tables 1 & 4)

In trend terms, the value of total personal finance commitments decreased 0.3% in February 2010 compared with January 2010. Fixed lending commitments fell 1.2%, while revolving credit commitments rose 0.5%.

In seasonally adjusted terms, the value of total personal finance commitments increased 0.7% in February 2010. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.0% and revolving credit commitments rose 0.4%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE

(Tables 1 & 8)

The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments decreased 0.4% in February 2010 compared with January 2010. Revolving credit commitments decreased 1.2% and fixed lending commitments decreased 0.1%.

The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments increased 5.6% in February 2010. Revolving credit commitments rose 13.7% and fixed lending commitments rose 2.9%.

The value of commitments for the purchase of dwellings by individuals for rent or resale (trend) increased 0.6% in February 2010, following an increase of 0.9% in January 2010. The seasonally adjusted series fell 0.5% in February 2010.

PURCHASE OF DWELLINGS BY INDIVIDUALS FOR RENT OR RESALE
Graph: PURCHASE OF DWELLINGS BY INDIVIDUALS FOR RENT OR RESALE



LEASE FINANCE

(Table 1)

The value of total lease finance commitments (trend) decreased 0.5% in February 2010. The seasonally adjusted series increased 0.8%.


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