Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Release Date
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
5439.0 - International Merchandise Imports, Australia, Oct 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/11/2009   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

OCTOBER KEY FIGURES

August 2009
September 2009
October 2009
$m
$m
$m

Food and live animals
680
762
741
Beverages and tobacco
138
180
194
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
181
159
160
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
1 888
2 329
2 101
Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes
53
52
42
Chemicals and related products, nes
1 653
1 743
1 866
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material
1 722
1 882
1 955
Machinery and transport equipment
5 826
6 885
6 897
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
2 284
2 418
2 460
Commodities and transactions not classified elsewhere in the SITC
1 054
1 221
1 542
TOTAL
15 479
17 630
17 959





OCTOBER KEY POINTS


ORIGINAL ESTIMATES
  • In original terms, the October 2009 merchandise imports were $17,959m, an increase of $329m (2%) on the revised September 2009 merchandise imports of $17,630m.


PRELIMINARY BALANCE OF PAYMENTS GOODS IMPORTS
  • Preliminary analysis shows that goods imports (debits) on a balance of payments basis decreased by $280m (2%) in seasonally adjusted terms from $17,171m in September 2009 to $16,891m in October 2009. Intermediate and other merchandise goods fell $207m (3%) with fuels and lubricants down $236m (10%), non-monetary gold fell $66m (9%), consumption goods fell $42m (1%) while capital goods rose $35m (1%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
November 2009 17 December 2009
December 2009 19 January 2010
January 2010 18 February 2010
February 2010 18 March 2010
March 2010 21 April 2010
April 2010 19 May 2010



INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Selvi Sekhar on Canberra (02) 6252 5540.


Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.