Since the previous issue of this publication, revisions have been made to align with the data published in the June quarter 2017 issue of Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia (cat. no. 5302.0), released on 5 September 2017 and Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product (cat. no. 5206.0), released on 6 September 2017. On an international merchandise trade basis, goods exports and imports have been revised back to January 2017.
The following goods and services debits components have been revised since the release of the June 2017 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 April 2017
- other services component of services debits, revised back to April 2017.
In original terms the revisions have decreased the surplus on goods and services for 2016-17 by $195m.