CHANGES IN FORTHCOMING ISSUES
ANNUAL SEASONAL RE-ANALYSIS
The seasonally adjusted and trend estimates of goods, services, primary income and secondary income will be revised in the September quarter 2016 issue of this publication as a result of the annual seasonal re-analysis. This re-analysis reviews the seasonal and trading day factors in more detail than is possible in the quarterly processing cycle and assesses the appropriateness of any prior corrections.
NEW BASE YEAR AND RE-REFERENCING OF CHAIN VOLUME ESTIMATES AND IMPLICIT PRICE DEFLATORS
A new base year 2014-15 will be introduced into chain volume estimates and implicit price deflators in the September quarter 2016 issue. As a result, the chain volume estimate series and implicit price deflators series will be re-referenced to 2014-15.
CURRENCY AND RESIDUAL MATURITY
The September quarter 2016 issue of Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia (cat. no. 5302.0) Table 18 Currency and Residual Maturity of Foreign Debt - Quarter will include six new currencies: Chinese renminbi, South Korean won, New Zealand dollar, Indian rupee, South African rand and Canadian dollar.
All currency names will be changed to lower case and in addition the following labels will also be updated :
- United Kingdom Pound changed to United Kingdom pound sterling
- Euro changed to European euro.
Exchange rate labels for the currencies above will also change in Table 19 Exchange Rates - Quarter of this publication to the new labels above.
Mock-up Table 18 Currency and Residual Maturity of Foreign debt - Quarter will be available on the ABS website on 29 November 2016 as additional information.