5368.0 - International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, Jun 2010 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/08/2010
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JUNE KEY POINTS
BALANCE ON GOODS AND SERVICES
CREDITS (EXPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES)
DEBITS (IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES)
Revisions have been made to incorporate the latest data relating to international merchandise trade and international trade in services.
Table 17 summarises revisions to goods and services on a balance of payments basis, in original current price terms, since the last issue of this publication, for the last three financial years and last six months. In original terms, the revisions have:
Seasonally adjusted and trend series have been revised due to the incorporation of revised estimates, the incorporation of estimates for the latest month and the rederivation of seasonal factors under the concurrent seasonal adjustment methodology.
IRON ORE AND COAL PRICES
Adjustments have been made to the value of the 'metal ores and minerals' and 'coal, coke and briquettes' components in the balance of payments series. See the section Commodity prices adjustment, for details.
CHANGES IN FORTHCOMING ISSUES
Tables 12 and 13 of this publication present the major commodities for international merchandise trade exports and imports, respectively. The major commodities will be reviewed and updated as appropriate in the July issue of this publication.
For further information contact Selvi Sekhar on Canberra (02) 6252 5540 for Goods, and Andrew Tomadini on Canberra (02) 6252 7094 for Services.
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