5368.0 - International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, Sep 2015 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/11/2015   
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Jul 2015
Aug 2015
Sep 2015
Aug 15 to Sep 15
$m
$m
$m
% change

BALANCE ON GOODS AND SERVICES
Trend estimates
-2 936
-2 779
-2 596
7
Seasonally adjusted
-2 483
-2 711
-2 317
15
CREDITS (Exports of goods & services)
Trend estimates
26 320
26 588
26 902
1
Seasonally adjusted
26 706
26 527
27 428
3
DEBITS (Imports of goods & services)
Trend estimates
29 256
29 367
29 498
-
Seasonally adjusted
29 189
29 238
29 745
2

- 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



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


BALANCE ON GOODS AND SERVICES
  • In trend terms, the balance on goods and services was a deficit of $2,596m in September 2015, a decrease of $183m (7%) on the deficit in August 2015.
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, the balance on goods and services was a deficit of $2,317m in September 2015, a decrease of $394m (15%) on the deficit in August 2015.


CREDITS (EXPORTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES)
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, goods and services credits rose $901m (3%) to $27,428m. Non-rural goods rose $681m (4%), non-monetary gold rose $135m (10%), rural goods rose $43m (1%) and net exports of goods under merchanting rose $1m (3%). Services credits rose $42m (1%).


DEBITS (IMPORTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES)
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, goods and services debits rose $507m (2%) to $29,745m. Consumption goods rose $264m (3%), non-monetary gold rose $161m (47%) and capital goods rose $115m (2%). Intermediate and other merchandise goods fell $138m (1%). Services debits rose $106m (2%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2015 3 December 2015
November 2015 7 January 2016
December 2015 3 February 2016
January 2016 3 March 2016
February 2016 5 April 2016
March 2016 5 May 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 5926 for Services.