5368.0 - International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, Nov 2015 Quality Declaration 
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep 2015
Oct 2015
Nov 2015
Oct 15 to Nov 15
$m
$m
$m
% change

BALANCE ON GOODS AND SERVICES
Trend estimates
-2 718
-2 781
-2 953
-6
Seasonally adjusted
-2 063
-3 247
-2 906
11
CREDITS (Exports of goods & services)
Trend estimates
26 810
26 866
26 829
-
Seasonally adjusted
27 651
26 604
26 764
1
DEBITS (Imports of goods & services)
Trend estimates
29 529
29 647
29 782
-
Seasonally adjusted
29 714
29 852
29 670
-1

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

Balance on Goods and Services
Graph: This graph shows the Balance on Goods and Services for the Trend and Seasonally adjusted series



NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


BALANCE ON GOODS AND SERVICES
  • In trend terms, the balance on goods and services was a deficit of $2,953m in November 2015, an increase of $172m (6%) on the deficit in October 2015.
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, the balance on goods and services was a deficit of $2,906m in November 2015, a decrease of $341m (11%) on the deficit in October 2015.


CREDITS (EXPORTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES)
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, goods and services credits rose $160m (1%) to $26,764m. Rural goods rose $554m (15%). Non-monetary gold fell $216m (15%) and non-rural goods fell $214m (1%). Net exports of goods under merchanting remained steady at $14m. Services credits rose $35m (1%).


DEBITS (IMPORTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES)
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, goods and services debits fell $182m (1%) to $29,670m. Intermediate and other merchandise goods fell $165m (2%) and non-monetary gold fell $157m (36%). Capital goods rose $67m (1%) and consumption goods rose $63m (1%). Services debits rose $9m.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 20153 February 2016
January 2016 3 March 2016
February 2016 5 April 2016
March 2016 5 May 2016
April 2016 2 June 2016
May 2016 5 July 2016



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INQUIRIES

For further information contact Balance of Payments on Canberra (02) 62525540 for Goods, and International Trade in Services on Hobart (03) 6222 5898 for Services.