Since the previous issue of this publication, revisions have been made to align with the data published in the March quarter 2016 issue of Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia (cat. no. 5302.0), released on 31 May 2016 and Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product (cat. no. 5206.0), released on 1 June 2016. On an international merchandise trade basis, goods exports and imports have been revised back to October 2015.
The following goods and services debits components have been revised since the release of the March 2016 issue of International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia (cat. no. 5368.0):
- capital goods n.e.s. component of goods debits, revised back to January 2016
- other services component of services debits, revised back to January 2016.
In original terms the revisions have decreased the deficit on goods and services for the nine months to March 2016 by $47m.