6457.0 - International Trade Price Indexes, Australia, Mar 2016 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/04/2016   
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MARCH KEY FIGURES

Dec Qtr 15 to Mar Qtr 16
Mar Qtr 15 to Mar Qtr 16
% change
% change

Import Price Index all groups
-3.0
-0.5
Food and live animals
-2.0
4.4
Beverages and tobacco
-1.5
-0.1
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
-2.5
-3.8
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
-22.7
-30.7
Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes
-6.9
-3.0
Chemicals and related products, n.e.s.
-4.7
-3.1
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material
-1.3
1.6
Machinery and transport equipment
0.3
5.0
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
0.1
6.3
Commodities and transactions, n.e.s.
6.7
5.9
Export Price Index all groups
-4.7
-13.8
Food and live animals
-3.2
-3.0
Beverages and tobacco
-2.1
-1.8
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
-5.0
-19.2
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
-9.8
-23.0
Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes
20.0
18.8
Chemicals and related products, n.e.s.
-4.2
-5.3
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material
-1.5
-15.3
Machinery and transport equipment
-4.1
-0.4
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
-0.8
4.5
Commodities and transactions, n.e.s.
5.3
3.4


IMPORT PRICE INDEX: all groups, Quarterly % change
Graph: IMPORT PRICE INDEX: all groups, Quarterly % change

EXPORT PRICE INDEX: all groups, Quarterly % change
Graph: EXPORT PRICE INDEX: all groups, Quarterly % change




MARCH KEY POINTS


IMPORT PRICE INDEX
  • The Import Price Index fell 3.0% in the March quarter 2016. Through the year to the March quarter 2016, the Import Price Index fell 0.5%.


EXPORT PRICE INDEX
  • The Export Price Index fell 4.7% in the March quarter 2016. Through the year to the March quarter 2016, the Export Price Index fell 13.8%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
June 2016 28 July 2016
September 2016 27 October 2016
December 2016 27 January 2017
March 2017 27 April 2017



INQUIRIES

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