Revisions have been made to incorporate the latest data relating to international trade in goods and services since the last issue of this publication.
On an international merchandise trade basis, exports and imports of goods have been revised back to May 2019.
On a balance of payments basis, revisions have been applied to:
- goods credits back to March 2019
- goods debits back to October 2018
- services credits and debits back to July 2018.
In original terms the revisions have decreased the surplus on goods and services for the four months to October 2019 by $1,490m.