Since the previous issue of this publication, revisions have been made to align with the data published in the September quarter 2018 issue of Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia (cat. no. 5302.0), released on 4 December 2018 and Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product (cat. no. 5206.0), released on 5 December 2018. On an international merchandise trade basis, goods exports and imports have been revised back to April 2018.
The following goods debits component has been revised since the release of the September 2018 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 July 2018.
In original terms the revisions have decreased the surplus on goods and services for the three months to September 2018 by $55m.