DECEMBER KEY FIGURES
Sep Qtr 09 to Dec Qtr 09
Dec Qtr 08 to Dec Qtr 09
|STAGE OF PRODUCTION |
|Final (Stage 3) commodities (excl. exports) |
|Intermediate (Stage 2) commodities |
|Preliminary (Stage 1) commodities |
DECEMBER KEY POINTS
FINAL (STAGE 3) COMMODITIES
Base 1998-99 = 100.0
Quarterly % change
INTERMEDIATE (STAGE 2) COMMODITIES
- decreased by 0.4% in the December quarter 2009.
- mainly due to price decreases in petroleum refining (-6.9%), electronic equipment manufacturing (-9.1%) and industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing (-2.5%).
- partially offset by price increases in other agriculture (+11.2%) and building construction (+0.3%).
- decreased by 1.5% through the year to December quarter 2009.
PRELIMINARY (STAGE 1) COMMODITIES
- decreased by 0.9% in the December quarter 2009.
- mainly due to price decreases in grain, sheep, beef and dairy cattle farming (-7.2%), iron and steel manufacturing (--6.6%) and petroleum refining (-3.6%).
- partially offset by price increases in oil and gas extraction (+3.0%), metal ore mining (+4.0%) and electricity, gas and water supply (+1.8%).
- decreased by 6.5% through the year to December quarter 2009.
- decreased by 0.8% in the December quarter 2009.
- mainly due to price decreases in iron and steel manufacturing (-6.7%), grain, sheep, beef and dairy cattle farming (-6.2%), basic chemical manufacturing (-5.1%) and petroleum refining (-3.4%).
- partially offset by price increases in oil and gas extraction (+3.0%), electricity, gas and water supply (+1.9%) and services to transport (+4.5%).
- decreased by 8.4% through the year to December quarter 2009.
|ISSUE (QUARTER) ||Release Date|
|March 2010 ||27 April 2010|
|June 2010 ||26 July 2010|
|September 2010 ||25 October 2010|
|December 2010 ||24 January 2011|
Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.
Data referenced in the Key Points and Commentary are available from the tables shown in this publication, or in the corresponding tables of this publication on the ABS website <http://www.abs.gov.au
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