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5439.0 - International Merchandise Imports, Australia, Jun 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/07/2014   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

April 2014
May 2014
June 2014
$m
$m
$m

Food and live animals
924
1 000
885
Beverages and tobacco
210
202
198
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
195
215
218
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
3 170
3 734
3 651
Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes
36
48
56
Chemicals and related products, nes
2 273
2 141
1 951
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material
2 438
2 432
2 333
Machinery and transport equipment
7 370
7 713
7 622
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
2 780
2 667
2 576
Commodities and transactions not classified elsewhere in the SITC
820
911
805
TOTAL
20 215
21 064
20 295





JUNE KEY POINTS


ORIGINAL ESTIMATES
  • In original terms, June 2014 imports on an international merchandise trade basis were $20,295m, a fall of $769m (4%) on the revised May 2014 merchandise imports of $21,064m.


PRELIMINARY BALANCE OF PAYMENTS GOODS IMPORTS
  • Preliminary analysis shows that goods debits (imports) on a balance of payments basis in original terms fell $709m (3%) between May and June 2014.
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, goods debits fell $250m (1%) between May and June 2014 to $22,102m. Capital goods fell $159m (3%), consumption goods fell $85m (1%) and non-monetary gold fell $14m (4%). Intermediate and other merchandise goods rose $9m.


REVISIONS
  • Revisions have been made to the previous six months to incorporate the latest administrative data relating to international merchandise trade.
  • The preliminary balance of payments debits estimates incorporate the latest available data.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

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July 2014 19 August 2014
August 2014 17 September 2014
September 2014 21 October 2014
October 2014 18 November 2014
November 2014 17 December 2014
December 2014 20 January 2015



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